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ID:     78001860
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Licinius I
Date Ruled:     AD 308-324
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Follis
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 313
Weight:     4.23 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP C LIC LICINNIVS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     HERCVLI_VICTORI
Reverse Description:     Hercules standing right,right hand behind back, leaning on on club covered by lion's skin.
Exergue:     ANT star
Mint Mark:     ANT star/ E/Δ in left field
Mint:     Antioch
Primary Reference:     RIC unlisted
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=122431
Notes:     1)While this coin has a resemblance to RIC 170b it woould appear to be a separate, unpublished, variety as there are other examples. 2)Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 1860 Extremely rare and unpublished with this obverse legend for this reverse type.