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680786
Sale: Triton VIII, Lot: 786. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 10 January 2005. 
Sold For $1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CAPPADOCIA, Comana-Hierapolis-Chryse Comassa ad Sarum. Nero. 54-68 AD. Æ 28mm (14.68 gm, 1h). Dated RY 2 (55/6 AD). NEPWNOC KLAUDIOU KAICAPOC CEBACTOC, laureate and draped bust right; B (date) below bust / IEROPOLITWN [TWN PR]OC TW CAPOWI, twin mountain shrine with statue on one peak and grotto shrine at the base of the other. RPC I Supp. 3661A (this coin). VF, dark green patina with red highlights, scattered porosity. Unique. ($1000)

From the Garth R. Drewry Collection. Ex Hirsch 181 (22 February 1994), lot 539.

Slightly more of the legends can be read than is indicated by the RPC listing.