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ID:     25308
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
Date Struck:     AD after 318 A.D.
Diameter:     18.8 mm
Weight:     2.798 g
Die Axis:     6 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 tall rectangular "frame" (originally intended to be a shield over an altar)
Mint Mark:     III
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=24231
Notes:     Contemporary copy of VLPP types of Constantine I, Cf. RIC VII, Siscia, ppg 340-347