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

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 298–299


Mint: Treveri

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 9.02 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

34.1390

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Galerius, laureate and in armor, right.
MAXIMIANVSNOBILC
Reverse: Genius standing left, holding a cup in right hand and cornucopia in left.
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI A and star left and right in field)
TR (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1934: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)