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Argenteus with head of Maximian I Herculius

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Obverse: Head of Maximian, laureate, right. MAXIMI ANVSPFAVG Reverse: Gate of camp with open door and four towers. VIRTVS MILITVM PTR (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1952: with Hotel Drouot, 7 rue Drouot, Paris (auction, June 13, 1952, lot 204); sold at Hotel Drouot auction to Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland on behalf of MFA; September 11, 1952: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $50.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 305–307

Mint

Treveri

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 2.95 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

52.1022

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins