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ID:     RIC_VI_imitation
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Constantine I (The Great)
Date Ruled:     AD 306-337
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE imitation of a Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     16 mm
Weight:     3.29 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     CONSTAN_TINVS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     VBI[Q]VE VI_CT_ORES
Reverse Description:     Emperor, in military dress, standing facing, head right, right hand holding transverse spear, left a globe; seated captives on either side.
Mint Mark:     TR
Primary Reference:     Cf. Trier RIC VI 817a
Photograph Credit:     London Ancient Coins Ltd.
Source:     http://www.lacoins.co.uk/
Price Sold For:     106 Pound
Date Sold:     24/7/2014
Grade:     aVF
Notes:     (1) Auction O: Lot No. 219 (2) This is a good quality imitation of a solidus (trial strike?)