SH87850. Bronze AE 36, SNG BnF 1478, Waddington 4638, ANS Mantis 1995.11.1868; cf. SNGvA 5999 (49mm), SNG Levante 1024 (ex SNGvA 5999), SNG Cop -, BMC Lycaonia -, aF, well centered, bumps, scratches, porosity, Tarsos (Tarsus, Mersin, Turkey) mint, weight 26.551g, maximum diameter 36.2mm, die axis 0o
, obverse AVT KAI Λ CEΠ CEVHPOC ΠEP, laureate and cuirassed bust right, Π − Π (Πατηρ Πατριδος = Latin: father of the country) across fields; reverse A∆PI CEVHPIANHC TAPCOV MHTPOΠOΛEΩC, Emperor (as Perseus) standing left, nude to waist, himation around hips and legs, a harpa cradled in left arm, sacrificing over a flaming column altar from a patera in right hand, to the left a statue of Apollo Lykios standing on a cippus holding a wolf standing on its hind legs in each hand, Γ − B above center; huge 36mm bronze!
; very rare