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ID:     9079
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Imitating Tiberius
Date Ruled:     A.D. 14-37
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Imitative As
Diameter:     28 mm
Weight:     15.43 g
Obverse Legend:     TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVST IMP VIII
Obverse Description:     Laureate head left
Reverse Legend:     PONTIF MAXIM TRIBVN POTEST XXXVI (inverted mirror image) / S - C
Reverse Description:     Upright winged caduceus
Mint:     uncertain
Primary Reference:     RIC 053 cf. (official Rome 34 - 35 A.D.)
Reference2:     BMC 107 cf.
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=6632
Notes:     A very interesting ancient counterfeit. The style is excellent and exotic but not official. The reverse legend is a mirror image of the original. Found in the Middle East. Same dies as Forum #20393