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BASTIEN 228 new photo
OBVERSE: IMP C M AVR PROBVS AVG
REVERSE: FIDES MILITVM
BUST TYPE: D1 = Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust right, holding spear
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: --//III
WEIGHT 4.01 g / AXIS: 12h / DIAMETER: 22-23,5 mm
RIC: 79 var (d1 bust unlisted)
BASTIEN: Bastien 228 (2 ex.) Bastien Suppl. II 228c (this example)
COLLECTION NO: 1279
NOTE: CUIRASS DECORATED WITH GORGONEION

Extremely rare and desirable bust type!

Only 3rd specimen known to me (I don't know of any other specimens than the 2 cited by Bastien and this one cited in Bastien Supplement II)

Ex Ph. Gysen collection
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