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ID:     53-096
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Phoenicia
City:     Ace-Ptolemais
Issuer:     Nero
Date Ruled:     54-68
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 26
Date Struck:     54-68
Diameter:     26.1 mm
Weight:     12.36 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Legend:     NER CAES AVG COS IIII IMP XIIII P P
Obverse Description:     Laureate head left, lituus to left
Reverse Legend:     DIVOS CLAVD GER FELIX / PTOL / C-O-L-C-C / ST
Reverse Description:     Divus Claudius as founder plowing right with ox and cow; four vexilla behind
Primary Reference:     RPC 4749
Reference2:     Kadman 95
Reference3:     Rosenberger 46
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 53: Lot No. 96; (2) Commemorating Claudius' settlement of army veterans and establishment of a Roman colony at Ptolemais between A.D. 50/51.