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    Pella, Decapolis. Commodus (177 - 192 AD). AE medallion (34mm, 21.90 gm, 12h). Draped bust of Commodus r., laureate; AV K M AYP [K]OMO?ΟC / Nymphaeum resting on two large pillars, stone inside, flanked by arches built in stories; ΦIΛΠT CΠEΛ ...NY..Φ CY (of the people of Pella Philippi at the Nymphaeum in Coele-Syria), date: MC (year 240 = 177/8 AD). Spijkerman 8. Rosenberger 4. Sofaer -. Samuels 215 (this coin). Extremely rare. Tooled on reverse, dark green patina, earthen highlights. Very Fine.

    Estimate: $8,500.

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    March, 2012
    8th-9th Thursday-Friday
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