Follis with bust of Maximinus II Daia, struck under Constantius I Chlorus and Galerius
about A.D. 305–306
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 8.91 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Maximinus II left, wearing helmet and holding spear and shield on which illegible figures. On the end of the spear is the mappa (?).
MAXIMINVS NOB CAES
Reverse: Maximinus galloping right, his body turned partly to the left holding in his left hand his shield and piercing with his spear an enemy in the foreground who falls on his shield, another falls forward and a third lies on his back with his shield at his side.
VIRTVS AVGG ET CAESS NN In the exergue: A Q
By date unknown: Mrs. Charles Goddard Weld Collection; gift of Mrs. Charles Goddard Weld to MFA, November 12, 1942
Gift of Mrs. Charles Goddard Weld