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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1742. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PAMPHYLIA, Perga. Tacitus. 275-276 AD. Æ 10 Assaria (20.88 gm). AVTO KAI M KL TAKITON EV C EV CB (sic), radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right; I before / PERGAIWN METROPOLE around, PAMFVLI/AC in two lines in exergue, tetrastyle temple of Artemis Pergaia with fenced barrier containing cult-image; in pediment, facing eagle with spread wings. SNG France 622; SNG Pfälzer Privatsammlungen 458; Price-Trell 594 and 191, fig. 344; SNG von Aulock 4759. VF, green patina. ($1000)

This coin has the distinction of being the last Roman provincial issue outside of Alexandria.