Coin with bust of Galerius Maximian

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 312


Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 4.78 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.789

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Galerius Maximian to right.
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Reverse: Genius Augusti standing, cornucopia in left hand, right hand outstretched, holding phiale. Eagle at left.
GENIOA VGVSTI in field at right: A in ex.: SMN

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America