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ID:     783816
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     iMITATION OF Decentius
Date Ruled:     Caesar, AD 350-353
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Cententionalis
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     3.34 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     D N DECENTIVS NOB CAES
Obverse Description:     Bare headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE / VOT/V/MVLT/X/
Reverse Description:     Two victories supporting on short column a wreath inscribed VOT/V/MVLT/X/
Exergue:     RPLG
Mint Mark:     S/V / RPLG
Mint:     Imitation of Lugdunum (Lyon)
Primary Reference:     cf. RIC VIII 124
Reference2:     cf. Bastien 171 corr. (see plate)
Reference3:     cf. Lyon 150
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=100319
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Superior style imitation.