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Follis with head of Maxentius

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Obverse: Head of Maxentius, laureate, right. MAXENTIVSPFAVG Reverse: Temple with six columns, inside which Roma seated facing, holding globe in right hand and vertical sceptre in left; temple has acroteria in form of domes. CONSERV VRBSVAE In ex. PT

Provenance

By 1892: Miss Rebecca Salisbury Collection; bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury to MFA, Jan. 6, 1892

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 307–308

Mint

Ticinum

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 6.42 gm.

Accession Number

92.166

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins