TRAJAN AE radiate 'semis' or 'reduced dupondius'. Struck at Rome, or Commagene/Cyprus/Antioch for use in the East. Full shouldered bust

Ancient Coins - TRAJAN AE radiate 'semis' or 'reduced dupondius'. Struck at Rome, or Commagene/Cyprus/Antioch for use in the East. Full shouldered bust
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TRAJAN AE 'reduced dupondius'. Struck at Rome, or Commagene, or Cyprus, for use in the East. Full shouldered bust with drapery. SC in wreath. Scarce. 25mm, 8.3g

An odd and not fully understood issue/denomination. One convincing theory is that this issue is struck on the old 'obol' standard, to reconcile the different denominational systems in place in the east.
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