Period of Maximinus II, a small hoard of AE 15 or quarter nummus, Civic Issue, (c.A.D. 311-312), a Pagan Coinage of the Great Christian Persecution, Antioch mint, (1.25, 1.32, 1.40, 1.69, 1.95 g), obv. Antioch of Tyre seated on rock, Orontes swimming below, around GENIO ANTIOCHENI, rev. Apollo standing holding patera and lyre, around APOLLONI SANCTO, various control marks in right field, SMA in exergue, (S.14927, RIC.-, Vagi 2954). Fine - nearly very fine, very scarce. (5)
Ex Tom Cederlind stock. These coins were issued during the persecution of the Christians by Maximinus II in 311-312. They ended when he renounced the official policy.