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ID:     81001133
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Imitation of Carausius
Date Ruled:     AD 287-293
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Antoninianus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     2.90 g
Die Axis:     10 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Radiate and draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     [?] CONRDIA NILITVM
Mint:     Uncertain
Primary Reference:     RIC unlisted
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=140679
Grade:     Good VF, brown patina, overstruck on an uncertain type
Notes:     (1) Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 1133 Rare. (2) The under-weight and reverse inscription lend itself to describe this coin as an imitation. Ref. RIC 758-763 for alternatives.