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Maximian, 286 - 305, 306 - 308, and 310 A.D.
In 297, Maximian began an offensive against the Berbers in Mauritania, driving them back into their homelands in the Atlas Mountains. He spent the part of the winter in Carthage. On 10 March 297, emperor Maximian returned to Carthage making a triumphal entry into the city after having completed a successful campaign against the Berbers.
RB73639. Billon follis
, RIC VI Carthage
21b (C), Cohen VI
106, SRCV IV
13231, Hunter V
66 var. (H left), F, well centered
, porous, slightly rough, 2nd officina
(near Tunis, Tunisia) mint, weight
11.058g, maximum diameter
27.9mm, die axis
, 1st reign, c. 297 A.D.; obverse
IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
, laureate head
right; reverse FELIX
NN (to the happy arrival of our two emperors), Africa
standing facing, head
left, wearing elephant-skin head-dress, vexillum
in left hand, elephant
tusk in right hand, lion
with captured bull at feet, B left, PKS in exergue
Catalog current as of Monday, March 19, 2018.
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