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ALFOLDI 085.002
OBVERSE: IMP[erator] PROBVS INV[ictvs] AVG[vstvs]
REVERSE: SPES AVG[vsti] N[ostri]
BUST TYPE: E2 VAR.= Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed and draped bust left, holding spear and shield (decorated with Gorgoneion), seen from rear
FIELD / EXERGUE MARKS: -/-//XXI
WEIGHT 3.72g / AXIS: 12h
RIC 790
ALFOLDI 085.002 (2 EX.)
COLLECTION NO. 1405

Ex Ph. Gysen collection = EX JACQUIER auction 45 lot 1517

NOTE: Extremely rare and desirable bust type with a very interesting shield decorated with Gorgoneion in combination with a rare reverse type struck only during the 2nd emmission at Siscia.
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vrtsprb  [Jul 11, 2019 at 10:16 AM]
Also, this is a fairly unusual helmet representation.
Barnaba6  [Jul 11, 2019 at 10:33 AM]
Indeed Grzegorz. Thanks for your comment!
Jay GT4  [Jul 11, 2019 at 12:06 PM]
Great portrait and helmet