Ancient coinage attribution, need help
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This came in a lot of Constantinian era coins, but this one is clearly not in that group of coinage. I'm not sure if this coin is Roman, medieval, or something I'm not thinking of, but I can't find anything to help me attribute it. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated!


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On 12/1/2021 at 2:47 AM, imperatorcoaticus97 said:

This came in a lot of Constantinian era coins, but this one is clearly not in that group of coinage. I'm not sure if this coin is Roman, medieval, or something I'm not thinking of, but I can't find anything to help me attribute it. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated!


Thanks,
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Here’s a photo of the reverse in different lighting to help make out detail5F66F4A8-708B-483C-804C-EA90181DFA26.thumb.jpeg.8906e548bc1cecaef69ecfe3f3147a47.jpeg

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VRBS ROMA City commemorative. They are from the Constantinian period. Here is the wolf and twins type (I don't think this is yours). There are different reverse types but your coin is shot, so it will be be a huge challenge to ID the type, yet alone the mint. Use the wild winds link below if you want to give it a try.  Worst case is that you look at a lot of coins and get a better feel for the VRBS ROMA series.

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Maybe try the GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse types

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http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/city_commemoratives/t.html

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On 12/1/2021 at 2:00 PM, Oldhoopster said:

VRBS ROMA City commemorative. They are from the Constantinian period. Here is the wolf and twins type (I don't think this is yours). There are different reverse types but your coin is shot, so it will be be a huge challenge to ID the type, yet alone the mint. Use the wild winds link below if you want to give it a try.  Worst case is that you look at a lot of coins and get a better feel for the VRBS ROMA series.

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Maybe try the GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse types

 

 

http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/city_commemoratives/t.html

Wow thank you @Oldhoopster just goes to show I still have much to learn. I did not think it was even roman lol! and I was even more off thinking I new forsure that it wasn't constantinian coinage! I'm almost positive the latter picture is the coin I have, the reverse is extremely degraded but in certain lighting it certainly looks like the coin you posted.
Thanks again!

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I just pulled a pic off wild winds after a quick look. There might be a better match in the "other type" section.  You might actually be able to get the mint. Third letter in the exergue may be an H or N for Heraclea or Nicomedia. See if you can find a match on wildwinds. It will be good practice and then one of us can confirm it for you

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