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

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Galerius to right. MAXIMIANVSNOBCAES Reverse: Moneta standing left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopia in left. In right field: V in exergue: AQ and a Greek letter (gamma) SACRAMONETAVGGETCAESSNOSTR

Provenance

By 1963: from a hoard of Tetrarch coins with Patriciades in Athens, Greece (said to have been found near Salonika); 64.175-64.276 were purchased in 1963 from Patriciades by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned by MFA, March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 301

Mint

Aquileia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 8.70 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.207

Medium or Technique

Bronze (silvered)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins