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A bronze coin of Perinthos (a city in the Propontis). It dates to between AD 102 and 114. On the obverse is depicted the head of the emperor Trajan facing right with the inscription ΝΕΡ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟC KAI CE ΓΕΡ ΔΑΚ. On the reverse is depicted a lion-skin draped over a club. In the inscription on this side is the name of the ambassador ΕΠΙ ΙΟΥΟΥ ΚΕΛC ΠΡΕC ΠΕΡΙΝΘΙΩΝ (SNG Fitzwilliam, Leake and General Collection Part II, Sicily and Thrace, nr.1750).

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