Aureus with head of Maximian I Herculius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 293–295


Mint: Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.32 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

35.278

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Maximian, laureate, right.
MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS
Reverse: Maximianus, laureate and togate, standing left, holding globe and scepter.
CONSVL.IIII PPPROCOS
in exergue: SMA (followed by Greek)sigma

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)