Can anyone identify this ancient Roman coin?

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  1. Aurora et luna

    Aurora et luna Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Its looks like it's minted in copper and weighs 2.1 grams.
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    Looks like it's Licinius 1. Scroll down until you see Arles RIC VII 240 in the left hand column, Arles is the town it was minted in I think. The mintmark is S star over crescent A, maybe that meant Arles I don't know.

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

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    Licinius I AE3

    Obv: IMP LICI-NIVS AVG, laureate head right
    Rev: DN LICINI AVGVSTI around VOT dot XX,

    Mintmark: S star in crescent A.

    RIC VII Arles 240, rated C2

    Don't ask me anything about it coz I don't know. I just googled the info.

    Edit to add: and it should be bronze
     
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    I'm looking to buy a Roman coin with providence this coming silver meet.
     

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