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ID:     611876
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Imitation of Septimius Severus
Date Ruled:     AD 193-211
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Indian Imitation Aureus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     6.16 g
Obverse Legend:     SEVERVS_PIVS AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     RESTITVTOR_VRBIS
Reverse Description:     Roma seated left on shield, holding palladium in right hand, and spear (sceptre) in left
Primary Reference:     cf. RIC 288
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=24875
Grade:     Good VF, good style close to the Roman original
Notes:     ($1000) From the Marc Melcher Collection.