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Follis with head of Maximian I Herculius

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Obverse: Head of Maximian, laureate, right. IMPCMAXIMIANVSPFAVG Reverse: Genius, wearing modius, standing left, holding patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left. In field, left, * GENIOPOPV LIROMANI In ex.: PT

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 298–299

Mint

Ticinum

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 10.53 gm.

Accession Number

13.745

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins