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Coin with bust of Galerius, struck under Diocletian and Maximian I Herculius

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Galerius to right. GALVALMAXIMANVSNOBCAES Reverse: Emperor in military dress, short scepter in left hand, facing Jupiter, nude except for robe on left shoulder and with vertical scepter in left hand; on their clasped right hands, Victory to left with...

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Provenance

Source unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 296–297

Mint

Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.14 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

32.1447

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins