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ID:     15-095
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Crete
City:     Cnossus
Issuer:     Nero and Octavia
Date Ruled:     54-68
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 26
Date Struck:     55-60
Diameter:     26.4 mm
Weight:     9.09 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     NERO CLAV CAES AVG IMP LVPINO VOLVMNIO II
Obverse Description:     Bare-headed bust of Nero right
Reverse Legend:     NERO CLAVD CAES AVG IMP ET OCTAVIA AVGVSTI
Reverse Description:     confronted busts of Octavia, facing right with crescent overhead, and Nero, bare-headed with a start overhead
Primary Reference:     RPC 1006
Reference2:     Svoronos 217
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     Fair
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 15: Lot No. 95; (2) Volumnius Lupinus, magistrate. Vary Rare