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ID:     RIC_VII_076
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Fausta
Date Ruled:     AD 307-326
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 3
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 326
Weight:     3.42 g
Obverse Legend:     FLAV MAX_FAVSTA AVG
Obverse Description:     Mantled and bareheaded bust right with waved hair
Reverse Legend:     SALVS REI_PBVLICAE
Reverse Description:     Empress (as Salus) standing facing, looking left, head veiled, and holding two children in her arms.
Exergue:     ●SMANTA
Mint Mark:     ●SMANTA
Mint:     Antioch
Primary Reference:     RIC VII 076
Reference2:     LRBC I, 1330
Reference3:     SRCV 3903
Reference4:     VM 005
Photograph Credit:     H.D. Rauch
Source:     http://www.hdrauch.com
Price Sold For:     50 Euro
Date Sold:     23/9/2005
Notes:     (1) While it may be tempting to list this as RIC unrecorded, it is my opinion that RIC is incorrect in its listing of the mint-mark for this coin. The proposed mint-mark is improbable for the reverse design, and as such my interpretation is supported by LRBC and Maurice. (2) H.D. Rauch Mail Bid Sale 9: Lot No. 1290