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ID:     804137
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Imitating Tetricus II
Date Ruled:     Barbarous Radiates
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Antoninianus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD Late 3rd century
Diameter:     15 mm
Weight:     2.43 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     C PIV ES TETRICVS C AVG
Obverse Description:     Radiate and draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     COM-[E]-S AV-G
Reverse Description:     Victory standing left, holding palm in left hand and wreath in right hand
Primary Reference:     RIC 224 cf.
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF.
Notes:     The addition of the ‘C’ in the obverse legend, which could be read as an abbreviation for the title of Caesar, would mark an interesting engraver’s mistake in conjunction with the title of Augustus, also appearing in the legend