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ID:     722224
Type:     Goths, Vandals
Region:     OSTROGOTHS
City:     Senatorial and Municipal Coinage
Issuer:     Class 2 - Heavy Series
Date Ruled:     AD 526-534
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     40 Nummi (Follis)
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD circa 526-534
Weight:     10.34 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     INVICTA ROMA
Obverse Description:     Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Roma right, seen from front
Reverse Description:     She-wolf standing left, head right, suckling Romulus and Remus; XL above, • I • in exergue
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     COI 82a
Reference2:     MEC 1, 93-96 var. (same)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=85991
Special Comments:     Attributed to Athalaric
Grade:     Good VF, dark green patina with light green overtones
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 2224 minor smoothing in fields.