Coin with bust of Galerius Maximian
ca. A.D. 311
Mint: Mysia, Cyzicus
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 6.15 gm. die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate bust of Galerius Maximian to right.
Reverse: Genius Augusti standing, cornucopia in left hand, right hand outstretched. Three dots in right field.
[GENIO A] VGVSTI in ex.: ] K [(?) in field at right: eta
Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America