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Siliqua with bust of Magnus Maximus

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Obverse: Bust of Maximus to right, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed. DNMAGMAX IMVSPFAVG Reverse: Roma seated facing, head left on throne, holding globe and reversed spear. VIRTVSRO MANORVM In exergue: TRPS

Provenance

By 1952: with Hotel Drouot, 7 rue Drouot, Paris (Hotel Drouot auction, June 13, 1952, lot 232); 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 $10.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 383–388

Mint

Trier

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 2.14 gm.

Accession Number

52.1023

Medium or Technique

Silver

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins