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Coin Type: Bronze AE22 of Hieropolis-Kastabala in Cilicia.
Mint and Date: Civic issue, c. 2nd-1st Century BCE.
Size and Weight: 21mm x 22mm, 9.09g
Obverse: Turreted head of Tyche right. Monogram in left field. All within a dotted circle.
Reverse: River-god Pyramos swimming right, head facing, eagle held above the water level in right hand.
Above: IEPO / ΠOΛITΩN. Below: TΩN ΠPOΣ TΩI / ΠYPAMΩI
All within a wreath.
Provenance: chimaira-antiques-coins (eBay), February 2011
Ref: SNG Levante 1569; SNG France 2212-2213; SNG Copenhagen 144; BMC Cilicia pg. 82, 3; SNG von Aulock 5571; Laffaille —. (All refs. taken from specimens on line and not verified.)
BW Ref: 001 052 167
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