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Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by fomovore, Mar 14, 2021.

  1. fomovore

    fomovore Active Member

    Another one:
    0.67g and 11mm
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    Here, I don't even know what I'm looking at. I'm seeing some kind of a bust facing right on the obverse, but that's it.
     
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  3. robinjojo

    robinjojo Supporter! Supporter

    Looks like some kind of Roman provincial bronze of possibly the 3rd century AD.
     
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  4. Zebucatt

    Zebucatt Well-Known Member

    Bust on both sides??
     
  5. Choucas

    Choucas Well-Known Member

    I'm pretty sure it's most likely to be a small nummus from the 5th of late 4th century. Valentinian II, Honorius, Arcadius or close... Some figure (Victory?) standing on reverse if you rotate your last pic 90° clockwise.
     
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  6. Zebucatt

    Zebucatt Well-Known Member

    I didn't even see the size till now, the pic grabbed my attention :cat: you definitely got the bust style. With the 90 degrees on rev I think you got it looks like I see a wing directly under the inscription.
     
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  7. fomovore

    fomovore Active Member

    Thank you, all, the bust does look 300-450-ish.
    I think I'm also seeing some letters on the reverse: IRAV or something.
    Zoomed out and rotated:
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  8. gsimonel

    gsimonel Supporter! Supporter

    Looks like it could be a late fallen horseman from Constantinople.
     
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