Roman Empire. Anonymous Issue. Ca. 1st-2nd centuries AD. A...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionRoman Empire. Anonymous Issue. Ca. 1st-2nd centuries AD. AE tessera (17mm, 2.98 gm, 6h). NGC XF 5/5 - 2/5, smoothing. Galley right / Large numeral (or letter) V. Cohen VIII 56-57 var. (reverse letter).
From the Morris Collection. Ex Brand Collection #88.
The purpose of these anonymous tesserae still eludes numismatists and this galley series is known with reverses of D, G, T and V, with the G and V varieties having been discovered since Cohen was published.
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