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IONIA, Ephesus. Anoynmous
c. CE 1st century
Æ tessera, 19mm, 5.14 g
Obv: CKωΠI, stage kneeling left, head right; E to left, Φ to right
Rev: KHPIΛICωΔEΠPOCΠAΛVPIN surrounding a bee
Ref: SNG Copenhagen 355; BMC 186; SNG von Aulock 1875

For additional information about this enigmatic tessera, read "A Magical Tessera?" in the Stories section.

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