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RIC Volume X - Divided Empire to Fall of Empire: Imitative Issues

Note: Many times imitative types have retrograde letters and most times the legends are meaningless. I have added notes to each piece with a potential link to series and mint each imitates, where possible.

Imitative type of Valentinian II, AE2, c.August 25, 383-August 28, 388, Fifth Period, Antioch, Officina 5
Pearl-diademed, helmeted, draped, cuirassed bust right, shield in left hand, spear pointing forward in right hand
Emperor standing facing, head right, right hand raised, in galley left, piloted by standing Victory
Wreath in left field
ANTE (retrograde) in exergue
21mm x 22mm, 3.18g
RIC IX, 59 series for official issue, but with T and cross field marks

Imitative type of Theodosius II, AE4, c.435, "Alexandria"
C H V+OO+V H C (first C retrograde)
Pearl-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
VOT / LXV (retrograde)
Legend enclosed within wreath terminating in large jewel
ALEA (?) in exergue
11mm, 0.70g
cf. RIC X, 456 for official issue