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ID:     157303
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Imitation of Pustumus
Date Ruled:     AD 260-269
Denomination:     Double Sestertius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     32 mm
Weight:     20.58 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     [IMP C M C]ASS LA[T PO]STVMVS P IVL
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     PAX [AVG]
Reverse Description:     Pax standing left, holding branch and sceptre
Primary Reference:     Ref. RIC 153
Reference2:     Bastien, Postume 280
Reference3:     Cohen 223
Reference4:     Mairat 495
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=63382
Grade:     Good VF, dark red-brown patina
Notes:     Overstruck on a sestertius of Faustina Junior, Diana Lucifera reverse type, RIC III 1630. 2nd Phase, 1st emission