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ID:     1610259
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Indian Imitation
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Aureus
Date Struck:     AD Circa 2nd-3rd century
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     4.58 g
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Description:     Virtus or Mars standing facing, holding spear and shield
Primary Reference:     RIC-
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=101801
Grade:     Fair.
Notes:     The prototype for this imitative aureus could be just about anything, but the portrait most resembles that of Elagabalus.