Medallion (two aurei) with head of Maxentius
Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 086.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 10.70 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of Maxentius, radiate, right.
Reverse: Hercules, laureate, standing facing, looking right; lion’s skin over left arm, bow in left hand, club downward in right hand.
HERCVLIC OMITIAVGN PR (in exergue)
From a hoard with a Mediterranean origin, including MFA 59.494-59.512 (published in the Illustrated London News, November 14, 1959); 1959: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; September 17, 1959: purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd., for £ 18,000/-/- (this is the total price for 59.494-59.512)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour