Aureus with bust of Maximian I Herculius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 293


Mint: Cyzicus or Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.20 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1433

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Maximian to right.
MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Maximian and Diocletian seated to left, in consular robes and holding orbs and sceptres. A small Victory flies behind and above them, and crowns each.
CONCORDI AEAVGGNN

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London W.C. 2; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 340/0/0 (this is the total price for 60.1430-60.1434)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour