Two curious coins from Ancient Rome

Two curious coins from Ancient Rome


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The first image shows us, on the obverse of the coin, the Emperor Alecto Pius Felix AugustusWhile in reverse, we see Alecto mounted on horseback with his right hand raised, his left hand holding a pole and the ground, a seated captive.

But if we talk about rare coins, one of the most unusual is the following from Alecto, in particular its reverse since it is very similar to the famous denarius of Carausius and the catalog of Roman coins "Roman Coins and their Values”, In its fourth revised edition, does not list this particular coin. Is it just an imitation inspired by the mentioned denarius or is it precisely a very curious Alecto coin?

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