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For all things classic or new, call 1-800-482-4909 or shop llbean.com LLBean AMAZING TREASURE DISCOVERY OVER I,670YEARS IN THE MAKING FOUND: GLADIATOR'S ORIGINAL PAYCHECK HOLD THE GLORY OF ROME IN THE PALM OF YOUR HANDS AL D uring a recent con struction project in southwest Europe, a dirt-encrusted earthen jar was uncovered. The curious worker tugged on the old cloth visible through the cracks and a pile of coins spilled out. But these weren't just any coins-they were scarce his toric Roman commemorative coins that had been buried about 1,670 years ago! Just who buried these coins is still a mystery. What is known is that these coins were issued by Emperor Constantine the Great around 330 AD. The detailed design of this Constantine coin is struck in ancient Roman bronze! The obverse of this coin depicts a majestic and proud portrait of Constantine the Great, surrounded by the legend bearing his name. The reverse design of his coins include laurel wreaths (symbolic of Victory) and images of proud soldiers stand ing with shields and spears (symbolic of his authority and power.) Each Constantine the Great Roman Bronze Coin is a miniature work of beau tifully sculpted art-and no two are exactly alike! LIMITED QUANTITIES AVAILABLE You could expect to pay hundreds of dollars for this "Constantine the Great" coin. Fortunately for you, we were able to secure the rights for the entire hoard allowing us to make them available at the very affordable price of only $37.50 per coin. You can also buy three coins for only $99. Your "Constantine the Great" Bronze Coin will be protected in a clear acrylic holder and comes mounted in a deluxe presentation case. You'll also receive an all important Certificate of Authenticity. RESERVE YOUR COIN TODAY! Orders will be accepted on a strict first-call, first-served basis. Sold-out orders will be promptly refunded. Constantine Bronze Coin $37.50+s&H TOLL-FREE 24 HOURS A DAY 1-800-386-7187 Promotional Code CBCIO2-0I Please mention Promo Code when you call. We can also accept your check by phone. To order by mail call for details. G'Qa I CD IRRAL I ia4 14101 Southcross Drive W., Dept. CBC 102-01 Burnsville, Minnesota 55337 Note: The First Federal Mint, LLC is a private distributoro government and private coin and medallic issues and is not affiliated with the United States Govenment.