Hemidrachm of Alexandria with bust of Maximian I Herculius
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 8.61 gm. Die Axis: 12
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Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximianus to right
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eirene standing left, holding scepter and olive branch.
L A in left and right fields. (Year = 1).
Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.
The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse