Coin with bust of Galerius, struck under Diocletian and Maximian I Herculius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 296–297


Mint: Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.14 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

32.1447

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Galerius to right.
GALVALMAXIMANVSNOBCAES
Reverse: Emperor in military dress, short scepter in left hand, facing Jupiter, nude except for robe on left shoulder and with vertical scepter in left hand; on their clasped right hands, Victory to left with wreath in right hand.
CONCORDIAMIL ITVM in ex.: ALE below clasped hands: B

Provenance

Source unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified