Coin with bust of Maxentius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 309–312


Mint: Ostia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 3.67 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

32.1458

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Maxentius to left, spear in right hand, shield on left arm.
MAXENTI VSPFAVG
Reverse: Victory standing left, right foot on base of cippus; with left hand holds shield on cippus and with right writes: VOT/X on shield; behind her captive seated left.
VICTORIAA ETERNAAVGN in ex.: POSTT

Credit Line

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