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ID:     22768
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Region:     Eastern Europe
Issuer:     Imitation of Constantine I (The Great)
Date Ruled:     AD 306-337
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE3 Follis
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD after 318 A.D.
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     2.525 g
Die Axis:     7.5 h
Obverse Legend:     legends reduced to design elements
Obverse Description:     Laureate, helmeted and cuirassed bust right, bust-type as RIC VII, "D6" type bust.
Reverse Legend:     legends reduced to design elements
Reverse Description:     VLLP Type - Two victories holding round shield consisting of circle of dots over altar of "X" design, dot in upper quadrant.
Mint Mark:     IIII
Mint:     Unofficial, unknown
Primary Reference:     cf. RIC 47
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=22057
Notes:     Contemporary copy of VLPP types of Constantine I, Cf. RIC VII, Siscia, ppg 340-347