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ID:     25305
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Region:     Eastern Europe
Issuer:     Imitation of Constantine I (The Great)
Date Ruled:     AD 306-337
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 3
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     16.1 mm
Weight:     2.102 g
Die Axis:     9.5 h
Obverse Legend:     legends reduced to design elements, T's O's & I's
Obverse Description:     Helmeted and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield, RIC VII "H12l" bust type
Reverse Legend:     legends reduced to design elements, T's O's & I's
Reverse Description:     VLLP Type - Two victories holding "inscribed" shield (inscription consisting of a square shape) over altar of "X"-type design
Mint Mark:     III.
Mint:     Unofficial, unknown
Primary Reference:     cf. RIC 49
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=24228
Notes:     Contemporary copy of VLPP types of Constantine I, Cf. RIC VII, Siscia, ppg 340-347