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ID:     18113
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Region:     Eastern Europe
Issuer:     Imitation of Constantine I (The Great)
Date Ruled:     AD 306-337
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE3 Follis
Date Struck:     A.D. after 318
Diameter:     18.1 mm
Weight:     2.899 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     legend reduced to design elements, I's, O's, N's & E's
Obverse Description:     Laureate, helmeted and cuirassed bust right - RIC VII "D6" type bust
Reverse Legend:     legend reduced to design elements, I's, O's, N's & E's
Reverse Description:     Two victories holding inscribed shield, lettering reduced to design elements, over altar of "X"-type design
Mint Mark:     SIIS
Mint:     Unofficial
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=17291
Notes:     Based on prototype VLLP follis of Constantine I, Cf. RIC VII ppg 430-437