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ID:     804148
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Imitating Tetricus II
Date Ruled:     Barbarous Radiates
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Antoninianus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD Late 3rd century
Diameter:     15 mm
Weight:     1.90 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     C PIV [...] TETRICVS G
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     VIR-TVS
Reverse Description:     Soldier standing left, leaning on shield with left hand and holding spear in right hand
Primary Reference:     RIC 280 cf.
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF.
Notes:     The terminal ‘G’ in the obverse legend parallels the lack of ‘AVG’ in the reverse legend as characteristics unseen in the coinage of Tetricus II