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Emesa, Syria; 2.84 g

Obverse: IMP CAE L SEP SEV • PER[T] • AVG COS II; Laureate, bust right.
Reveres: • T • R• P• III • IMP • V • COS • ΓI • [First I looks like a Gamma]; Captive, wearing peaked hat, seated right, slightly bent forward, right leg extended, left leg drawn back, arms bound behind, (or just right, with left arm resting on left knee and head on left hand); at feet, bow, quiver, round shield and left shield.
Ref: cf RIC 433 and 434; cf BMC 405-407
Different obverse die from RIC and BMC examples.
Per discussions with Maridvnvm I have added a T tentatively to the end of PERT.
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Sam  [Mar 22, 2014 at 03:11 PM]
A very special coin , indeed.