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Lot 151: Ancient Roman Bronze Maximianus Herculius Coin
by Minerva Gallery
September 22, 2013
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
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Description: Ancient Roman Maximianus Herculius Coin, ca. 286-310 A.D. The obverse with the bust of the Emperor, who is shown facing right wearing laurel wreath. The legend reads: IMP[erator] C[aesar] M[arcvs] A[urelivs] MAXIMIANVS P[ivs] F[elix] AVG[vstvs] "Emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius Maximianus Dutiful and Wise Augustus" The reverse shows Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder; right hand holding patera from which liquor flows, cornucopiae in left hand. The legend reading: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI "To the Genius of the Roman People"
Condition Report: VF
Provenance: Ex Castellano Collection, IL. USA
Dimensions: Size: 28mm Weight: 8.09g