Follis with head of Maxentius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 307–308


Mint: Ticinum

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 6.42 gm.

Accession Number

92.166

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Head of Maxentius, laureate, right.
MAXENTIVSPFAVG
Reverse: Temple with six columns, inside which Roma seated facing, holding globe in right hand and vertical sceptre in left; temple has acroteria in form of domes.
CONSERV VRBSVAE In ex. PT

Provenance

By 1892: Miss Rebecca Salisbury Collection; bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury to MFA, Jan. 6, 1892

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury