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Pomegranate

(2 coins)

55636 Order
Pamphylia, Side, Gallienus, 253-268 A.D.
AE 10 assarion, 17.20g. 30mm. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right; I in field to right. Rev. Galley sailing to left; long branch with pomegranates to right. SNG BN 885(dies). BMC 116. The significance of the pomegranate branch on the reverse is that the fruit was the badge of Side and appears on its archaic coins. Dark brown and green patina withe some encrustation on the obverse. See more detailed image
Very Fine/good Very Fine $750.00

55176 Order
Egypt, Alexandria, Diocletian, 284-305 A.D.
Billon Tetradrachm, 8.21g. 20mm. Dated year 8=291/292 A.D. Laureate head of Diocletian to right. Rev. Harpocrates of Pelusium standing to left holding pomegranate and hand of nude pygmy(?). Dattari/ Savio pl. 283, 5696(only one example). Emmet 4062.8(R3). Geissen_. Scarce and with an attractive brown patina. See more detailed image
good Very Fine $550.00
 

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