Argenteus with head of Maximian I Herculius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 305–307


Mint: Treveri

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 2.95 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

52.1022

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Maximian, laureate, right.
MAXIMI ANVSPFAVG
Reverse: Gate of camp with open door and four towers.
VIRTVS MILITVM PTR (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1952: with Hotel Drouot, 7 rue Drouot, Paris (auction, June 13, 1952, lot 204); sold at Hotel Drouot auction to Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland on behalf of MFA; September 11, 1952: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $50.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour