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ID:     12490
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Fausta
Date Ruled:     AD 307-326
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 3
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 324-325
Diameter:     19.8 mm
Weight:     2.744 g
Obverse Legend:     FLAV MAX_FAVSTA AVG
Obverse Description:     Mantled and bareheaded bust right with waved hair
Reverse Legend:     SPES REIP_VBLICAE
Reverse Description:     Empress (as Spes) standing facing, looking left,and holding two children in her arms.
Exergue:     SMNA
Mint Mark:     SMNA
Mint:     Nicomedia
Primary Reference:     RIC VII 097 var
Reference2:     LRBC I, 1084
Reference3:     SRCV 3905
Reference4:     VM 005; Cohen 15
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=10648
Notes:     Officina "A" is unrecorded for this issue