Obverse: head of Marcianus, full face, armed, helmeted and spear in right hand. D N MARCIANVS PFAVG. Reverse: Victory, face profile to left, standing, holding a cross. VICTORIA AVGGG. Exergue inscription.
From Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.
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