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ID:     786496
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Imitation of Constantine I (The Great)
Date Ruled:     AD 307/310-337
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Follis
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     2.95 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Larueate, helmeted, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Description:     Two Victories standing vis À vis, together holding on altar a shield with barbarous inscription
Primary Reference:     cf. RIC VII P. 224
Reference2:     M. Alram, et al., Die MÜnzsammlung des Augustiner-Chorherrenstiftes Klosterneuberg, TNRB 6 (Vienna, 1989), 6024
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=101050
Grade:     Good VF, dark green patina.
Notes:     Imitations of the ‘Victoriae laetae’ types are commonly found in hoards of northern Europe.