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Home > Catalog > Roman Coins > The Tetrarchy > Maximian > RB73639
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, Carthage (near Tunis, Tunisia) mint, weight 11.058g, maximum diameter 27.9mm, die axis 180o, 1st reign, c. 297 A.D.; obverse IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right; reverse FELIX ADVENT AVGG 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; scarce; $80.00











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