Barbarous imitation of a semis from Philippi, Macedon, 1st century AD

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Time of Claudius or Nero, Phillipi, Macedon. Victory standing on globe left, crude inscriptions / Three standards, COHOR PRAE PHIL. 15mm, 3.09 grams. SGI Augustus 32, BMC Augustus 23, RPC 1651.

Crude lightweight imitation, very interesting and unusual. Commemorates the battle of Philippi, 42 B.C., in which Octavian and Antony defeated the Republican tyrannicides Brutus and Cassius, who subsequently committed suicide.