Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Maximian I Herculius
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.29 gm. Die Axis: 12
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Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bust of Maximian to right, wearing paludamentum.
Inscription in Greek
Reverse: Elpis standing left, holding flower in right hand and raising skirt with left. In field left, L; in field right, B (Year = 2).
By date unknown: collection of Dr. James Grant (according to Coin & Medals Register 1: found in Egypt); 1882: gift of Dr. James Grant to MFA, September 1, 1882
Gift of Dr. James Grant