Superb Ancient Roman Bronze Antoninianus Coin of Emperor Maximianus - 305 AD

Ancient Coins - Superb Ancient Roman Bronze Antoninianus Coin of Emperor Maximianus - 305 AD
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A beautifully preserved, well struck, and perfectly centred ancient Roman antoninianus minted under Emperor Maximianus (Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximianus Herculius Augustus). Struck circa 285 AD.


The obverse with a superb, detailed portrait of Maximianus, facing right, wearing radiate crown and cuirass. The legend reading:


IMP[erator] MAXIMIANVS AVG[vstvs]


"Emperor Maximianus Augustus"


The reverse shows the goddess of health, Salus. She is shown standing, facing right, wearing loose drapery, holding serpent in right hand and patera in left. The legend reading:


SALVS AVG[vstvs]


"To the Health of the Augustus"


An absolutely superb example.

 


Diameter: 22.2 mm.


Weight: 3.80 g.


Provenance:


Ex. British private collection.

Preis SKU: 29704
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