Follis (?) with head of Maxentius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 307–310


Mint: Aquileia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 5.61 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

92.165

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Maxentius to right.
IMPCMAXENTIVSPFAVG
Reverse: Temple with four columns; inside, Roma seated left on a shield, holding a scepter in her left hand and a globe in her right which she offers to Maxentius standing right. He is in military dress, with a scepter in his left hand and resting his left foot on a captive seated right. In the pediment, wolf suckling Romulus and Remus.
CONSERV VRBSVAE in ex.: AQS

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury