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28 viewsMaximianus, AD 285-295, AE Antoninianus, Antioch Mint Jon the Lecturer
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"Boulogne" (VI) 14b41 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
AE Follis
Obv: IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
Laureate bust right
Rev: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Genius standing left
-/-//-
Uncertain continental mint (Boulogne?) operating around the time of the British invasion
RIC (VI) Lyon 14b
mauseus
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Maximianus I44 viewsMaximianus I
Ticinum Mint
MAXIMIANVS AVG
Laureate bust right
VTILITAS PVBLICA
Utilitas standing facing, head left
-/-//T
RIC (VI) Ticinum 27b
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Maximianus I44 viewsMaximianus
Siscia mint
MAXIMIANVS AVG
Laureate bust right
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Genius standing left with patera and cornucopia
-/-//SIS
RIC (VI) Siscia 169b
2 commentsmauseus
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2 Maximian42 viewsMAXIMIANUS
AE1 Follis. 300 AD
IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right / SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR, Moneta standing left, holding scales & cornucopia, AQP in ex.
RIC Aquileia 29b
Sosius
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202cf190 viewsCarausius 287-93AD
Antoninianus
Obv "CARAVSIVS ET FRATRES SVI"
Jugate busts of Diocletian, Maximianus and Carausius left, Carausius holding spear over shoulder
Rev "COMES AVGGG"
Victory walking left holding wreath and branch
Camulodunum mint
S/P//C
RIC - (cf 202-3)
An interesting variant of the bust type with the spear, compare with the jugate Carausius in the “Best of Type” gallery.
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Maximianus Herculius, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 1, Eirene13 viewsObv:– A K M OYA MAXIMIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Eirene, standing left, holding live branch and transverse sceptre.
Minted in Alexandria (L | A). A.D. 285-286
Reference:– Milne 4778. Emmett 4113(1) R1. Curtis 2064. BMC 2553. Dattari 5859
maridvnvm
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Maximianus I, RIC 292 Lugdunum16 viewsMAXIMIANUS HERCULIUS, 286-305
Obverse: IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG Radiate, cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: COMES - AVGG / C Minerva, wearing long dress, mantle and helmet, standing facing, head turned left., holding shield with her left hand, lance with her right hand.
RIC 292, 23.9 mm., 3.2 g.
NORMAN K
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Maximianus, AE4 Memorial 22 views
Maximianus 317-318 CE.
Obverse: DIVO MAXIMIANO OPTIMO IMP, veiled & laureate, bust right.
Reverse: REQVIES OPTIM-ORVM MERITORVM, Emperor sitting left on curule chair, raising right hand, holding scepter.
TSR ??? in ex. Uncertain mint, 16.4 mm., .8 g.
NORMAN K
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Maximianus, Roman Provincial Egypt 15 viewsMaximianus Billion tetradrachm 285-310 CE.
Obverse: MAXIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed head right.
Reverse: Nike flying left, wreath in right hand, palm over shoulder jn left.
S/L (YEAR 6) left, star right. Alexandria mint.
20.6 mm., 7.5 g., Alexandria 2577
NORMAN K
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS32 views286-305, 307-308, and 310 AD
Struck 302 - 303 AD
AE Follis 27 mm 7.67 g
O: IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate bust right
R: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera & cornucopia; G to right; TS in ex
Thessalonica RIC 23b
laney
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS42 views286-305, 307-308, and 310 AD
Struck 286 - 295 AD
AE SILVERED ANT. 22mm 2.66g
O: IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
RAD CUIR BUST R
R: IOV ET HERCV CONSER AVG
JUPITER R HOLDING GLOBE & SCEPTER FACING HERCULES HOLDING VICTORY ON GLOBE, CLUB, LIONSKIN CRESCENT/B BETWEEN
XII IN EXE
ANTIOCH
(J.Ryan)
laney
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS31 views286-305, 307-308, and 310 AD
AE 20 mm 2.62 g
O: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG - Radiate bust right, cuirassed.
R: CONCORDIA MILITVM - Jupiter presents Victory on a globe to Maximianus, Gamma between
laney
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS29 views286 - 305, 306 - 308, and 310 A.D.
Struck 287/8 AD
Billon potin tetradrachm 18 mm 7.51 g
O: K M A OYA MAXIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
R: Homonoia standing left, raising right, double cornucopia in left, L -G (year 3) across fields
Egypt, Alexandria mint
BMC 2561, Curtis 2091 , Milne 4855
laney
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS27 views286 - 305, 306 - 308, and 310 A.D.
Struck 2nd reign; 307 - 308 AD
AE Follis 24 mm 5.14 g
O: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right
R: CONSERV VRB SVAE, Roma seated within hexastyle temple, head turned left, holding globe in right hand, scepter in left; TT in exe
Ticinum mint
laney
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS25 views286-305, 307-308, and 310 AD
struck ca 293, during 1st reign; pre-reform, Officina 5
AE 21.5 mm 4.85 g
O: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG radiate draped cuirassed bust right
R: CONCORDIA MILITVM Emperor receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter, E between; XX pellet in exe.
Cyzicus mint
laney
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS15 views286-305, 307-308, and 310 AD
AE Follis 25 mm, 5.14 g
O: D N MAXIMIANO P F AVG laureate cuirassed bust right
R: GENIO POP ROM Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia; PLN iin exe.
London mint; RIC VI 90
laney
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS30 views286-305, 307-308, and 310 AD
AE 21.5 mm, 2.66 g (pre-reform)
O: IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS PF AVG radiate draped cuirassed bust right
R: CONCORDIA MILITVM; Maximian holding scepter and receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter who holds scepter
laney
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS17 views286-305, 307-308, and 310 AD
AE 20 mm; 2.62 g
O: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG radiate cuirassed bust right
R: CONCORDIA MILITVM Jupiter presenting Victory on a globe to Maximianus; gamma between
laney
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS23 views286-305, 307-308, and 310 AD
Silvered AE Ant. 22 mm, 4.74 g
O: IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG;radiate cuirassed bust right
R: IOV ET HERCV CONSER AVGG Jupiter right holding globe and scepter, facing Hercules left, holding Victory on globe, club, and lionskin; crescent over B between; XXI in exe.
Antioch mint
laney
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS--ALEXANDRIA32 views286 - 305, 306 - 308, and 310 A.D
Struck 294/295 (Year 10)
AE TETRADRACHM 20.5 mm 6.44 g
O: MAXIMI_ANOC CEB Laureate, draped bust right, seen from behind
R: Nike flying right, wreath upward in right hand, palm in left over shoulder L / I across fields
ALEXANDRIA, ROMAN PROVINCIAL EGYPT
Emmett 4147; Milne 5181 var; Curtis 2105 var; BMC 2585 var

laney
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(0286) MAXIMIANUS--ALEXANDRIA25 views286 - 305, 306 - 308, and 310 A.D.,
Billon tetradrachm 19.5 mm 7.55 g
O: "MAXIMIANO"C C"EB", laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
R: ENATOY L (year 9), Homonoia standing left, raising right, double cornucopia in left, star in right field
ALEXANDRIA, ROMAN PROVINCIAL EGYPT
Milne 5126; Dattari 5936; BMC Alexandria p. 330, 2567

laney
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(VI) 6b26 viewsMaximianus I
IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
Laureate and cuirassed bust right
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Genius standing left
RIC (VI) 6b
mauseus
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(VI) 1713 viewsMaximianus I
IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
Laureate and cuirassed bust right
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Genius standing left
RIC (VI) 17
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(VI) 1712 viewsMaximianus I
IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
Laureate and cuirassed bust right
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Genius standing left
RIC (VI) 17
mauseus
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(VI) 17cf imitation26 viewsMaximianus I
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG
Laureate, cuirassed bust right
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Genius standing left
RIC (VI) - (cf17-19) imitation
mauseus
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(VI) 42 imitation19 viewsMaximianus I
IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
Laureate, cuirassed bust right
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Genius standing left
RIC (VI) 42 imitation
mauseus
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(VI) 9015 viewsMaximianus I
DN MAXIMIANO PF S AVG
Laureate, cuirassed bust right
GENIO POP ROM
Genius standing left wearing turreted head-dress
-/-//PLN
RIC (VI) 90
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(VI) 9119 viewsMaximianus I
DN MAXIMIANO PF S AVG
Laureate, cuirassed bust right
HERCVLI CONSERVATORI
Hercules standing facing, head left holding club and bow
-/-//PLN
RIC (VI) 91
mauseus
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*SOLD*37 viewsMaximian Follis

Attribution: RIC VI 31b, Ticinum
Date: AD 296-297
Obverse: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate bust r.
Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius stg. l., modius on head, naked but for chlamys over l. shoulder, holding patera r. and cornucopiae l., star in l. field, ST in exergue
Size: 26 mm
Weight: 9.94 grams
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032 - Maximian (286-305 AD), Antoninianus - RIC 404, 407 (hybrid unlisted in RIC)44 viewsObv: IMP MAXIMIANUS AVG, radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding globe.
Rev: PAX AVGG, Minerva standing left, leaning on shield, holding olive branch and spear.
Minted in Lugdunum (C in exe, * in left field) 292-294 AD.

This coin is a hybrid between RIC 404 (as above but without the * and C(?)) and 407 (with * and C) and not listed in RIC. However Bastien lists this coin (vol 7, nr 488) with five examples cited. Not a very pretty coin but somehow interesting anyway as it turned out. Thanks to Jochen and maridvnvm of the FORUM´s classical numismatics discussion board for the info.

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04. Maximian: Siscia fractional.43 viewsAE3 fractional (half follis?), 317-18, Siscia mint.
Obverse: DIVO MAXIMIANO SEN FORT IMP / Veiled bust of Maximian.
Reverse: REQVIES OPTIMORVM MERITORVM / Emperor seated on curule chair, raising right hand and holding sceptre.
Mint mark: SIS
1.61 gm., 15mm.
RIC #41; PBCC #838; Sear #16412.

Around the years 317 - 318, Constantine issued commemorative coins honoring three deified emperors: Claudius II Gothicus, Constantius I, and Maximian. It is not real clear when these coins were issued, but RIC assigns them to the years 317-18 saying there is evidence they were issued near or at the end of the Sol coinage. They are small AE3 in size (16 mm), but on flans that are much thinner and weigh significantly less than other coins of the period. Therefore they are generally regarded as fractionals. They were minted at Treveri, Arelate, Rome, Aquileia, Siscia, and Thessalonica.

Why these three emperors? Constantine claimed Claudius II Gothicus was one of his ancestors (probably not true). Constantius I was Constantine's father, and Maximian was the father of Constantine's wife, Fausta.

Callimachus
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057a MAXIMIANUS16 views EMPEROR: Maximianus
DENOMINATION: Antoninianus
OBVERSE: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG. Helmeted, cuirassed bust right
REVERSE VIRTVTI AVGG. Hercule standing right, strangling the Nemean lion
EXERGUE: -/-//-
MINT: Lugdunum
WEIGHT:
RIC: 454
Barnaba6
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10. Maximianus.20 viewsFollis, ca 298-300 AD, London mint (group II).
Obverse: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / Laureate and curiassed bust of Maximian.
Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / Genius standing, holding patera and cornucopiae.
Mint mark: (none)
9.63 gm., 27 mm.
RIC #6b; Sear unlisted.
Callimachus
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110a Maximianus Herculius. AE antoninianus21 viewsobv: IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG rad. cuir. bust r.
rev: SALVS AVGG Salus std. r. feeding serpent
ex: T
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110b Maximianus Herculius. AE follis24 viewsobv: IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS PF AVG laur. head r.
rev: GENIO POPV_L_I ROMANI Genius std. l. holding patera and cornucopiae
ex: K(epsilon)
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110d Maximianus Herculius. AE follis25 viewsobv: IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS PF AVG laur. head r
rev: GENIO POPV_L_I ROMANI genius std. l. holding patera and cornucopiae
ex: SMNB
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110f Maximianus Herculius. AE follis16 viewsobv: IMP C CAL VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG laur. head r.
rev: GENIO IMPE_RATORIS Genius std. l. holding patera and cornucopiae
ex: -S/K-P//ALE
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110g Maximianus Herculius. AE follis17 viewsobv: IP C MA MAXIMIANVS PF AVG laur. head r.
rev: GENIO POPV_LI ROMI Genius std. l. holding patera and cornucopiae
ex: K(epsilon)
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110h Maximianus Herculius. AE follis25 viewsobv: IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG laur. head r.
rev: SACRA MONETA VCC ET CAESS NOSTR Moneta l. holding scales and cornucopiae
ex: -V/AQP
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110i Maximianus Herculius. billion tetradrachm16 viewsobv: laur. drp. cuir. bust r.
rev: Homonia std. l. raising r. hand and holding double cornucopiae
fld: L-r (date)
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111a Galerius Maximianus. AE follis 9.1gm28 viewsobv: CAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES laur; head r.
rev: GENIO POPV_LI ROMANI Genius std. l. holding patera and cornucopiae
ex: -S/ANT*
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111b Galerius Maximianus. AE radiate fraction22 viewsobv: GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES rad. drp. cuir. bust r.
rev: CONCORDIA MI_LITVM Galerius std. r. receiving victory on globe from Jupiter
fld: KA
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111c Galerius Maximianus. AE follis 9.2gm25 viewsobv: CAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES laur. head r.
rev: GENIO POPV_L_I ROMANI Genius std. l. holding patera and cornucopiae
ex: HTA
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111d Galerius Maximianus. AE follis 48 viewsobv: MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES laur. head r.
rev: SACRA MONETA VCC ET CAESS NOSTR Moneta holding scales ad cornucopiae
ex:*-A/SIS
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119 Diocletianus (284-305 A.D.), Siscia, RIC V-II 279, AE-Antoninianus, A//XXI, VICTORIA AVG G, Diocletian and Maximianus standing facing each other, #189 views119 Diocletianus (284-305 A.D.), Siscia, RIC V-II 279, AE-Antoninianus, A//XXI, VICTORIA AVG G, Diocletian and Maximianus standing facing each other, #1
avers:- IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right.
revers:- VICTORIA AVG G, Diocletian and Maximianus standing facing each other, one holds Victory on a globe and the other a transverse sceptre, A between them.
exerg: A//XXI, diameter: 22-23 mm, weight: 4,09 g, axes: 6h,
mint: Siscia, date: 292 A.D., ref: RIC V-II 279, p-247, C-479,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Antioch, RIC V-II 621, AE-Ant., H//XXI, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Emperor, and Jupiter, #1115 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Antioch, RIC V-II 621, AE-Ant., H//XXI, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Emperor, and Jupiter, #1
avers:- IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate cuirassed bust right.
revers:- CONCORDIA MILITVM, Jupiter presents Victory on a globe to Maximianus, H between.
exerg: H//XXI, diameter: 21,0-22,3mm, weight: 4,08g, axes: 1h,
mint: Antioch, date:293 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-621, p-294,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Heraclea, RIC V-II 607, AE-Ant., Δ//XXI•, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Emperor, and Jupiter, #176 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Heraclea, RIC V-II 607, AE-Ant., Δ//XXI•, CONCORDIA MILITVM, Emperor, and Jupiter, #1
avers:- IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- CONCORDIA MI LITVM, Jupiter presents Victory on a globe to Maximianus.
exerg: Δ//XXI•, diameter: 21,5mm, weight: 3,81g, axes: 0h,
mint: Heraclea, date:292-295 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-607, p-289,
Q-001
quadrans
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Lugdunum, RIC V-II 399, AE-Ant., -/-//B, PAX AVG G, Pax standing left, #163 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Lugdunum, RIC V-II 399, AE-Ant., -/-//B, PAX AVG G, Pax standing left, #1
avers:- IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right.
revers:- PAX AVG G, Pax standing left, holding Victory on globe and scepter.
exerg: -/-//B, diameter: 23mm, weight: 3,91g, axes: 0h,
mint: Lugdunum, date: 290-294 A.D., ref: RIC V-II 399,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Lugdunum, RIC V-II 399, AE-Ant., -/-//B, PAX AVG G, Pax standing left, #272 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Lugdunum, RIC V-II 399, AE-Ant., -/-//B, PAX AVG G, Pax standing left, #2
avers:- IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right.
revers:- PAX AVG G, Pax standing left, holding Victory on globe and scepter.
exerg: -/-//B, diameter: 21,5-22mm, weight: 3,43g, axes: 0h,
mint: Lugdunum, date: 290-294 A.D., ref: RIC V-II 399,
Q-002
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Lugdunum, RIC V-II 454, AE-Ant., -/-//--, VIRTVTI AVG G, Hercules standing right, #1188 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Lugdunum, RIC V-II 454, AE-Ant., -/-//--, VIRTVTI AVG G, Hercules standing right, #1
avers:- IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right.
revers:- VIRTVTI AVG G, Hercules standing right, wrestling the Nemean lion; club to left.
exergo: -/-//--, diameter: 21,5-23,5mm, weight: 3,47g, axis: 6h,
mint: Lugdunum, date: 289 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-454, p-272,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Rome, RIC V-II 040b, AR-Argenteus, -/-//Є, VIRTVS MILITVM, Four Tetrarchs, #198 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Rome, RIC V-II 040b, AR-Argenteus, -/-//Є, VIRTVS MILITVM, Four Tetrarchs, #1
avers: MAXIMI ANVS AVG, Laureate head right.
reverse: VIRTVS MILITVM, The Four Tetrarchs sacrificing over altar, City gate in the background. 295-297 (Rome).
exergue: -/-//Є, diameter: 17,5mm, weight: 2,66g, axes:0h,
mint: Rome, date: 295-297 A.D., ref: RIC V-II 040b, C-622g,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Rome, RIC V-II 506, AE-Ant., -/-//XXIZ, IOVI CONSERVAT AVG G, Jupiter standing left, #183 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Rome, RIC V-II 506, AE-Ant., -/-//XXIZ, IOVI CONSERVAT AVG G, Jupiter standing left, #1
avers:- IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- IOVI CONSERVAT AVG G, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter.
exerg: -/-//XXIZ, diameter: 20-22mm, weight: 3,03g, axes: 6h,
mint:Rome , date: 285-286 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-506, C-355,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Rome, RIC V-II Not in !!!, AE-Ant., -/-//XXIZ, PRIMIS X•MVLTIS XX, Jupiter standing left, Extremely Rare! #197 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Rome, RIC V-II Not in !!!, AE-Ant., -/-//XXIZ, PRIMIS X•MVLTIS XX, Jupiter standing left, Extremely Rare! #1
avers:- IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding scepter surmounted by an eagle. (8,H).
revers:- PRIMIS X•MVLTIS XX, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter.
exerg: -/-//XXIZ, diameter: 2,20mm, weight: 3,21g, axes: 0h,
mint: Rome, date: A.D., ref: RIC-V-II- Not in !!!, p-,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 041var, AE-Follis, -/-//SIS, REQVIES OPTOMORVM MERITORVM, Maximian seated left, #1107 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 041var, AE-Follis, -/-//SIS, REQVIES OPTOMORVM MERITORVM, Maximian seated left, #1
avers:- DIVO MAXIMIANO SEN FORT IMP, Laureate and veiled head right, DMa-F1,
revers:- REQVIES OPTOMORVM MERITORVM, Maximian seated left, raising the hand and holding scepter.
exergo: -/-//SIS, diameter: 16mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Siscia, date: 317-18 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-41var, p-429, R4!,
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 041var, AE-Follis, -/-//SIS, REQVIES OPTOMORVM MERITORVM, Maximian seated left, #287 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 041var, AE-Follis, -/-//SIS, REQVIES OPTOMORVM MERITORVM, Maximian seated left, #2
avers:- DIVO MAXIMIANO SEN FORT IMP, Laureate and veiled head right, DMa-F1,
revers:- REQVIES OPTOMORVM MERITORVM, Maximian seated left, raising the hand and holding scepter.
exergo: -/-//SIS, diameter: 16mm, weight: 1,13g, axis: 6h,
mint: Siscia, date: 317-18 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-41var, p-429, r4,
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 575, AE-Ant., B//XXI, CLEMENTIA TEMP, Maximian and Jupiter,138 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 575, AE-Ant., B//XXI, CLEMENTIA TEMP, Maximian and Jupiter,
avers: IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped, bust right.
reverse: CLEMENTIA T EMP, Emperor standing left receiving Victory on globe from soldier, B in lower centre.
exergue: B//XXI, diameter: 21,0-22,5mm, weight: 4,07g, axis: 6h,
mint: Siscia, date: 287 A.D., ref: RIC V-II 575A, p-286,
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., Γ/-/XXI•ΛI•, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #170 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., Γ/-/XXI•ΛI•, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #1
avers: IMP-C-M-A-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: CONSERVATOR-AVG-G, Maximian standing right on left, holding scepter, facing Hercules on right, resting hand on club; both sacrificing over altar.
exergue: Γ/-/XXI•ΛI•, diameter: 21,5-23,5mm, weight: 3,72g, axis: 11h,
mint: Siscia, date: 289-290 A.D., ref: RIC V-II 581var, p-290,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/Γ/•XXI•ΛI•, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #1210 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/Γ/•XXI•ΛI•, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #1
avers: IMP-C-M-A-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG, Radiate, bust right, drapery on far shoulder.
reverse: CONSERVATOR-AVG-G, Maximian standing right on left, holding scepter, facing Hercules on right, resting hand on club; both sacrificing over altar.
exergue: -/Γ/•XXI•ΛI•, diameter: 23,5mm, weight: 3,36g, axis:6h,
mint: Siscia, date: 289-290 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-581var, p-290,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/-//BXXIKOY, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #189 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/-//BXXIKOY, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #1
avers: IMP-C-M-A-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG, Radiate, cuirassed, bust right.
reverse: CONSERVATOR-AVG-G, Maximian standing right on left, holding scepter, facing Hercules on right, resting hand on club; both sacrificing over altar.
exergue: -/-//BXXIKOY, diameter: 22,5mm, weight: 4,36g, axis: 11h,
mint: Siscia, date: 289-290 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-581var, p-290,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/-/XXIΓ•ΛI•, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #195 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/-/XXIΓ•ΛI•, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #1
avers: IMP-C-M-A-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: CONSERVATOR-AVG-G, Maximian standing right on left, holding scepter, facing Hercules on right, resting hand on club; both sacrificing over altar.
exergue: -/-/XXIΓ•ΛI•, diameter: 22,5mm, weight: 3,11g, axis: 0h,
mint: Siscia, date: 289-290 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-581var, p-290,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/-/XXIA•HP•, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #162 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/-/XXIA•HP•, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #1
avers: IMP-C-M-A-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right.
reverse: CONSERVATOR-AVG-G, Maximian standing right on left, holding scepter, facing Hercules on right, resting hand on club; both sacrificing over altar.
exergue: -/-/XXIA•HP•, diameter: 22-23,5mm, weight: 3,12g, axis: 5h,
mint: Siscia, date: 289-290 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-581var, p-290,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/-/XXIBKOY, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #161 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/-/XXIBKOY, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #1
avers: IMP-C-M-A-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG, Radiate, cuirassed, bust right.
reverse: CONSERVATOR-AVG-G, Maximian standing right on left, holding scepter, facing Hercules on right, resting hand on club; both sacrificing over altar.
exergue: -/-/XXIBKOY, diameter: 22-23mm, weight: 2,98g, axis: 6h,
mint: Siscia, date: 289-290 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-581var, p-290,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/-/XXIB•KOY•, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #1107 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/-/XXIB•KOY•, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #1
avers: IMP-C-M-A-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG, Radiate, cuirassed, bust right.
reverse: CONSERVATOR-AVG-G, Maximian standing right on left, holding scepter, facing Hercules on right, resting hand on club; both sacrificing over altar.
exergue: -/-/XXIB•KOY•, diameter: 21,5-23,5mm, weight: 3,72g, axis: 11h,
mint: Siscia, date: 289-290 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-581var, p-290,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/B/XXIKOY, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #167 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., -/B/XXIKOY, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #1
avers: IMP-C-M-A-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG, Radiate, cuirassed, bust right.
reverse: CONSERVATOR-AVG-G, Maximian standing right on left, holding scepter, facing Hercules on right, resting hand on club; both sacrificing over altar.
exergue: -/B/XXIKOY, diameter: 22-22,5mm, weight: 3,63g, axis: 6h,
mint: Siscia, date: 289-290 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-581var, p-290,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., A/-/XXIHP, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #166 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., A/-/XXIHP, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules, #1
avers: IMP-C-M-A-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG, Radiate, bust right.
reverse: CONSERVATOR-AVG-G, Maximian standing right on left, holding scepter, facing Hercules on right, resting hand on club; both sacrificing over altar.
exergue: A/-/XXIHP, diameter: 22-22,5mm, weight: 3,34g, axis: 7h,
mint: Siscia, date: 289-290 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-581var, p-290,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., A/-/•XXIHP•, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules,86 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II 581var, AE-Ant., A/-/•XXIHP•, CONSERVATOR AVG G, Maximian and Hercules,
avers: IMP-C-M-A-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG, Radiate, bust right.
reverse: CONSERVATOR-AVG-G, Maximian standing right on left, holding scepter, facing Hercules on right, resting hand on club; both sacrificing over altar.
exergue: A/-/•XXIHP•, diameter: 21,5-23,5mm, weight: 3,72g, axis: 11h,
mint: Siscia, date: 289-290 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-581var, p-290,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II Not in, AE-Quinarius, -/-//--, IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter standing left, Extremly Rare!97 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC V-II Not in, AE-Quinarius, -/-//--, IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter standing left, Extremly Rare!
avers:- IMP MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
revers:- IOVI CONS ERVATORI, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter.
exerg: -/-//--, diameter: 16mm, weight: 1,42g, axes: 6h,
mint: Siscia , date: 285-286 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-Not in, C-Not in,
Q-001

"The quinar of maximianus you last showed is also of Siscia mint.
Your coin is the 2nd known.
Paris has another coin in outstanding condition with the same set of dies.
Companions coins for Diocletian also exist. One of them is published and illustrated in Cathy King's publication on Roman Quinarii > Siscia 2 a ( Zagreb collection ) with the same reverse die as your coin !
All these quinarii from Siscia with larger busts ( in my opinion datation around 288-9 AD ) are very rare." by Helveticus, Thank you Helveticus
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC V-II 549, AE-Ant., -/-//QXXIT, HERCVLI CONSERVAT, Hercules standing left, #176 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC V-II 549, AE-Ant., -/-//QXXIT, HERCVLI CONSERVAT, Hercules standing left, #1
avers:- IMP C M VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.,
revers:- HERCVLI CONSERVAT, Hercules standing left, resting the hand on the club and holding a bow with lion skin.
exerg: -/-//QXXIT, diameter: 21,5-23mm, weight: 3,62g, axes: 6h,
mint: Ticinum, date: 290 A.D., ref: RIC V-II 549, p-283, C-242
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC V-II 559, AE-Ant., -/-//PXXIT, IOVI CONSERVAT, Jupiter standing left, #172 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC V-II 559, AE-Ant., -/-//PXXIT, IOVI CONSERVAT, Jupiter standing left, #1
avers:- IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
revers:- IOVI CONSERVAT, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter.
exerg: -/-//PXXIT, diameter: 20,5-23mm, weight: 3,43g, axes: 0h,
mint: Ticinum, date: 288 A.D., ref: RIC V-II 599,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC V-II 559, AE-Ant., -/-//SXXIT, IOVI CONSERVAT, Jupiter standing left, #179 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC V-II 559, AE-Ant., -/-//SXXIT, IOVI CONSERVAT, Jupiter standing left, #1
avers:- IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
revers:- IOVI CONSERVAT, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter.
exergo: -/-//SXXIT, diameter: 19-21mm, weight: 3,08g, axis: 6h,
mint: Ticinum, date: 288-89 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-559, p-284, C-332,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC V-II 560var., AE-Ant., -/-//TXXIT, IOVI CONSERVAT, Jupiter standing left, eagle, #1132 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC V-II 560var., AE-Ant., -/-//TXXIT, IOVI CONSERVAT, Jupiter standing left, eagle, #1
avers:- IMP C M VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
revers:- IOVI CONSERVAT, Jupiter standing left, head right, holding thunderbolt and spear, two standards behind, eagle at feet left.
exergo: -/-//TXXIT, diameter: 20-23,5mm, weight: 3,22g, axis: 5h,
mint: Ticinum, date: 290 A.D., ref: RIC-V-II-560var ???, p-284,
Q-001
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120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC V-II 565, AE-Ant., -/-//XXIAT, VIRTVS AVG G, Hercules, and Victory, Scarce, #194 views120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC V-II 565, AE-Ant., -/-//XXIAT, VIRTVS AVG G, Hercules, and Victory, Scarce, #1
avers:- IMP C M VAL MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.,
revers:- VIRTVS AVG G, Hercules standing right, Victory left turning right.
exerg: -/-//XXIAT, diameter: 21,5-22,5mm, weight: 3,82g, axes: 6h,
mint: Ticinum, date: 292 A.D., ref: RIC V-II 565, p-285, Scarce!,
Q-001
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120a Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, RIC VI 046b, AE-Ant., B//ALE, CONCORDIA MILITVVM, Emperor and Jupiter,89 views120a Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, RIC VI 046b, AE-Ant., B//ALE, CONCORDIA MILITVVM, Emperor, and Jupiter,
avers: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
reverse: CONCORDIA MI LITVM, Prince standing right on left, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter to right, holding scepter.
exergue: B//ALE, diameter: 21,5-22mm, weight: 3,20g, axes: 6h,
mint: Alexandria, date: , ref: RIC VI 046b, ,
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120a Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Aquileia, RIC VI 076a, AE-Follis, -/-/AQP, FIDES MILITVM AVG G ET CAES S N N, Fides standing, #172 views120a Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Aquileia, RIC VI 076a, AE-Follis, -/-/AQP, FIDES MILITVM AVG G ET CAES S N N, Fides standing, #1
avers: IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate head right.
reverse: FIDES MILITVM AVG G ET CAES S N N, Fides standing holding standard in each hand.
exergue: -/-/AQP, diameter: mm, weight: g, axis: h,
mint: Aquileia, date: 2nd reign, 306-307 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-076a, p-467, C-123,
Q-001
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120a Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 108b, AE-Follis, -/Γ//SIS, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, #173 views120a Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 108b, AE-Follis, -/Γ//SIS, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, #1
avers: IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate head right.
reverse: GENIO POP VLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia, Γ in the right field.
exergue: -/Γ//SIS, diameter: 28mm, weight: 10,02g, axis: 6h,
mint: Siscia, date: 299 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-108b, p-467,
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120a Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 146, AE-Quarter-Follis, -/-//SIS, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, R2!!, #170 views120a Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 146, AE-Quarter-Follis, -/-//SIS, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, R2!!, #1
avers: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate head right.
reverse: GENIO POP VLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia.
exergue: -/-//SIS, diameter: 19mm, weight: 2,34g, axis: 0h,
mint: Siscia, date: 305 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-146, p-471, R2!,
Q-001
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Maximianus-Herculeus_AE-Quarter-Follis_IMP-C-M-A-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG_GENIO-POP-VLI-ROMANI_SIS_RIC-VI-146-p-471-2a-A-R2-_Siscia_305-AD__Q-002_0h_19mm_2,xxg-s.jpg
120a Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 146, AE-Quarter-Follis, -/-//SIS, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, R2!!, #272 views120a Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 146, AE-Quarter-Follis, -/-//SIS, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, R2!!, #2
avers: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate head right.
reverse: GENIO POP VLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia.
exergue: -/-//SIS, diameter: 19mm, weight: 2,34g, axis: 0h,
mint: Siscia, date: 305 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-146, p-471, R2!,
Q-002
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Maximianus-Herculius_AE-Follis_IMP-C-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG(2a,A)_GENIO-POPVLI-ROMANI_Star_PTdot_RIC-VI-33b_Ticinum_p-284_298-9AD_Q-001_0h_27,5-28mm_8,57g-s.jpg
120a Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC VI 33b, AE-Follis, */-//PT•, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, #1105 views120a Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC VI 33b, AE-Follis, */-//PT•, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, #1
avers: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate head right.
reverse: GENIO POPV LI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia, * in the left field.
exergue: */-//PT•, diameter: 27,5-28mm, weight: 8,57g, axis: 0h,
mint: Ticinum, date: 298-299 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-33b, p-284,
Q-001
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120_Maximianus_Herculeus_(285-286_Caesar,_286-305,_307-308___310_A_D__Augustus),_Bi-Tetradrachm,_G-,_D-6008,_Alexdr,eagle_l,L-E,_Q-001_0h_17,5-18mm_7,91g-s.jpg
120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-, D-6008, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/E//--, Eagle left, #166 views120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-, D-6008, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/E//--, Eagle left, #1
avers:- A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- L - E (year 5), Eagle standing left, looking back, wreath in beak, star above left.
exerg: L/E//--, diameter: 17,5-18mm, weight: 7,91g, axes: 0h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 289-290 A.D., L-E, Year 5., ref: Geissen-, Dattari-6008, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.43-p-353,
Q-001
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120_Maximianus_Herculeus_(285-286_Caesar,_286-305,_307-308___310_A_D__Augustus),_Bi-Tetradr_G-3286,D-5875,Alexdr_Elpis_l_L-B,_Q-001_0h_18-20mm_8,17g-s.jpg
120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3286, D-5875, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/B//--, Elpis left, #181 views120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3286, D-5875, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/B//--, Elpis left, #1
avers:- A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- L-B, Elpis (Hope) advancing left, holding a flower and raising the hem of the skirt.
exerg: L/B//--, diameter: 18-20mm, weight: 8,17g, axes:0 h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 286-287 A.D.,L-B year 2., ref: Geissen-3286, Dattari-5875, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.17-p-352,
Q-001
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120_Maximianus_Herculeus_(285-286_Caesar,_286-305,_307-308___310_A_D__Augustus),_Bi-Tetradr_,_G-3298,D-6006-07,Alexdr_,eagle-l_,L-_,_Q-001_2h_18-19mm_7,95g-s.jpg
120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3298, D-6006-07, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/Δ//--, Eagle left, #165 views120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3298, D-6006-07, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/Δ//--, Eagle left, #1
avers:- A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- L - Δ (year 4), standing left, looking back, wreath in beak, star above left.
exerg: L/Δ//--, diameter: 18-19mm, weight: 7,95g, axes: 2h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 288-289 A.D., L-Δ, Year 4., ref: Geissen-3298, Dattari-6006-07, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.31-p-352,
Q-001
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120_Maximianus_Herculeus_(285-286_Caesar,_286-305,_307-308___310_A_D__Augustus),_Bi-Tetradr_G-3307,D-5989-91,Alexdr_Tyche_l_L-E,_Q-001_0h_18mm_6,485g-s.jpg
120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3307, D-5989-91, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/E//--, Tyche left, #163 views120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3307, D-5989-91, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/E//--, Tyche left, #1
avers:- A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
revers:- L-E across the field, Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopia, star to left.
exerg: L/E//--, diameter: 18mm, weight:6,48 g, axes: 0h,
mint: Alexandria, date: 289-290 A.D., Year 5 L-E., ref: Geissen-3307, Dattari-5989-91, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.46-p-353,
Q-001
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120_Maximianus_Herculeus_(285-286_Caesar,_286-305,_307-308___310_A_D__Augustus),_Bi-Tetradr_G-3324,D-5967,5969,Alexdr_-Nike,L-Z,_Q-001_11h_19,5mm_8,70g-s.jpg
120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3324, D-5967,5969, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/Z//--, Nike advancing right, #167 views120p Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Alexandria, G-3324, D-5967,5969, Bi-Tetradrachm, L/Z//--, Nike advancing right, #1
avers:- MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate head right.
revers:- Nike advancing right holding wreath and palm branch, L-Z across the field.
exe: L/Z//--, diameter: 22mm, weight: 9,07g, axis: 5h,
mint:Alexandria, date:290-291 A.D., L-Z Year 7., ref: Geissen-3324, Dattari-5967, 5969, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.64-p-354,
Q-001
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Galerius_AE-Follis_IMP-C-GAL-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG_VIRTVS-EX-ERCITVS_I_ANTdot_RIC-VI-92i-p-628_308-AD-Antioch_Sc-Q-001_0h_23,5-24,5mm_6,74g-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Antioch, RIC VI 092i, -/I//ANT•, AE-Follis, VIRTVS-EXERCITVS, Mars advancing right, Scarce, 128 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Antioch, RIC VI 092i, -/I//ANT•, AE-Follis, VIRTVS-EXERCITVS, Mars advancing right, Scarce,
avers: IMP-C-GAL-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG, Laureate head right.
revers: VIRTVS-EX-ERCITVS, Mars advancing right, holding spear and and shield, and trophy over shoulder.
exergo: -/I//ANT•, diameter: 23,5-24,5mm, weight: 6,74g, axis: 0h,
mint: Antioch, date: 308 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-92, p-628, Scarce,
Q-001
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Galerius_AE-Silvered-Follis_MAXIMIANVS-NOB-CAES_GENIO-POPV-LI-ROMANI_AQ-__RIC-VI-24b-p-314_3rd-off__C-_Aquilea-296-AD__Q-001_axis-6h_27mm_10,41g-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Aquilea, RIC VI 024b, AE-Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, #1316 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Aquilea, RIC VI 024b, AE-Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, #1
avers:- MAXIMIANVS-NOB-CAES, Laureate head right.
revers:- GENIO-POPV-LI-ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia.
exergo: AQ Γ, diameter: 27mm, weight: 10,41g, axis: 6h,
mint: Rome, 3rd.off., date: 296 A.D., ref: RICVI-24b, p-314,
Q-001
1 commentsquadrans
Maximianus_Q0x1-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Aquilea, RIC VI 060b, AE-Follis, FIDES-MILITVM-AVGG-ET-CAESS-NN, Fides standing left, #1289 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Aquilea, RIC VI 060b, AE-Follis, FIDES-MILITVM-AVGG-ET-CAESS-NN, Fides standing left, #1
avers:- IMP-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG, Laureate head right.
revers:- FIDES-MILITVM-AVGG-ET-CAESS-NN, Fides standing left, holding a standard in each hand.
exergo: AQ P, diameter: 28-30mm, weight: 10,15g, axis: 6h,
mint: Aquilea, 1st.off., date: 305-06 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-60b, p-319,
Q-001
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Maximianus_AE-Follis_IMP-MAXIMIANVSP-F-AVG_FIDES-MILITVM-AVGG-ET-CAESS-NN_AQ-P_RIC-VI-61b_2a-C_s_Aquilea_305-06-AD__Q-001_axis-6h_27-30mm_10,15g-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Aquilea, RIC VI 061b, AE-Follis, FIDES-MILITVM-AVGG-ET-CAESS-NN, Fides standing left, #188 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Aquilea, RIC VI 061b, AE-Follis, FIDES-MILITVM-AVGG-ET-CAESS-NN, Fides standing left, #1
avers:- IMP-MAXIMIANVS-P-F-AVG, Helmeted, laureate bust left, holding spear over shoulder and shield.
revers:- FIDES-MILITVM-AVGG-ET-CAESS-NN, Fides standing left, holding a standard in each hand.
exergo: AQ P, diameter: 27-30mm, weight: 10,15g, axis: 6h,
mint: Aquilea, 1st.off., date: 305-06 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-61b, p-319,
Q-001
quadrans
Galerius_AE-Follis_GAL-MAXIMIANVS-NOB-CAESS_GENIO-AVGG-ET-CAESARVM-NN_KA_RIC-VI-11b_p-580_297-9-AD-Cyzicus_Q-001_6h_27,5mm_9,82g-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Cyzicus, RIC VI 011b, AE-Follis, GENIO AVGG ET CAESARVM NN, Genius standing left, #1291 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Cyzicus, RIC VI 011b, AE-Follis, GENIO AVGG ET CAESARVM NN, Genius standing left, #1
avers:- IMP-MAXIMIANVS-PF-AVG, Laureate head right (large head type).
revers:- GENIO-AVGG-ET-CAESARVM-NN, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder (falls low), holding patera from which liquid flows and cornucopiae.
exergo: -/-//KA, diameter: 27,5mm, weight: 9,82g, axis: 6h,
mint: Cyzicus, date: 297-299 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-11b,
Q-001
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Galerius_AE-Follis_GAL-MAXIMIANVS-NOB-CAESS_GENIO-AVGG-ET-CAESARVM-NN_KA_RIC-VI-11b_p-580_297-9-AD-Cyzicus_Q-002_0h_27,4-27,8mm_10,54g-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Cyzicus, RIC VI 011b, AE-Follis, GENIO AVGG ET CAESARVM NN, Genius standing left, #2138 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Cyzicus, RIC VI 011b, AE-Follis, GENIO AVGG ET CAESARVM NN, Genius standing left, #2
avers:- IMP-MAXIMIANVS-PF-AVG, Laureate head right (large head type).
revers:- GENIO-AVGG-ET-CAESARVM-NN, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder (falls low), holding patera from which liquid flows and cornucopiae.
exergo: -/-//KA, diameter: 27,4-27,9mm, weight: 10,54g, axis: 0h,
mint: Cyzicus, date: 297-299 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-11b,
Q-002
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Galerius_AE-Follis_GAL-MAXIMIANVS-PF-AVG_VIRTVTI-EXERCITVS_B_MKV_RIC-VI-47a-p-_308-9-AD-Cyzicus_Q-001_6h_24,5-25,5mm_6,71g-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Cyzicus, RIC VI 047a, AE-Follis, VIRTVTI-EXERCITVS, Mars advancing right,204 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Cyzicus, RIC VI 047a, AE-Follis, VIRTVTI-EXERCITVS, Mars advancing right,
avers: GAL-MAXIMIANVS-PF-AVG, Laureate head right.
revers: VIRTVTI-EXERCITVS, Mars advancing right, holding spear and shield, and trophy over shoulder.
exergo: B/-//MKV, diameter: 24,5-25,5mm, weight: 6,71g, axis: 6h,
mint: Cyzicus, date: 308-309 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-47a, p-,
Q-001
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Galerius_Ar-Argenteus_MAXIMIANVS-CAES_VIRTVS-MILITVM_Gamma_Rome_RIC-42b_C-_295-297-AD__Q-001_16-17,5mm_3,16g-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Rome, RIC VI 042b, AR-Argenteus, -/-//Γ, VIRTVS MILITVM, #1111 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Rome, RIC VI 042b, AR-Argenteus, -/-//Γ, VIRTVS MILITVM, #1
avers: MAXIMIANVS CAES, Laureate head right.
reverse: VIRTVS MILITVM, The Four Tetrarchs sacrificing over the tripod, City gate in the background.
exergue: -/-//Γ, diameter: 17,5mm, weight: 3,16g, axis: h,
mint: Rome, 3rd.off., date: 295-97 A.D., ref: RIC VI 042b,
Q-001
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Galerius_AE-Follis_GAL-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-NOB-C_GENIO-POP-VLI-ROMANI_S-A_RIC-VI-81b_Siscia-310-311-AD__Q-001_1h_28-29mm_9,74g-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 081bvar., S/A//--, AE-Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, #1148 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 081bvar., S/A//--, AE-Follis, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, #1
avers:- GAL-VAL-MAXIMIANVS-NOB-C, Laureate head right.
revers:- GENIO-POP-VLI-ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae. S-A across fields. No mintmark. .
exergo: S/A//--, diameter: 28-29mm, weight: 9,74g, axis: 1h,
mint: Siscia, date: 294 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-81b var (unlisted reverse break)
Q-001
2 commentsquadrans
Galerius_AE-Follis_IMP-MAXIMIANVS-PF-AVG_GENIO-AVGVSTI_crescent-stigma_SIS_RIC-207c-6th-off_C-_Siscia-310-311-AD__Q-001_24-25mm_6,35g-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 207c, AE-Follis, GENIO AVGVSTI, Genius standing left, #1118 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 207c, AE-Follis, GENIO AVGVSTI, Genius standing left, #1
avers:- IMP-MAXIMIANVS-PF-AVG, Laureate head right.
revers:- GENIO-AVGVSTI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia, crescent left field, stigma right field.
exergo: SIS, diameter: 24-25mm, weight: 6,35g, axis: h,
mint: Siscia, date: 310-311 A.D., ref: RIC-207c-6th-officina,
Q-001
1 commentsquadrans
Galerius_AE-Follis_DIVO-GAL-VAL-MAXIMIANO_FORTI-FORTINAE_A_SIS_RIC-VI-221-p-482_Siscia-311-AD-Scarce_Q-002_11h_24,5mm_6,50g-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 221, AE-Follis, FORTI FORTVNAE, Fortuna standing left by wheel, Scarce! #174 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 221, AE-Follis, FORTI FORTVNAE, Fortuna standing left by wheel, Scarce! #1
avers:- DIVO-GAL-VAL-MAXIMIANO, Veiled head right.
revers:- FORTI-FOR-TVNAE, Fortuna standing left by wheel, right holding rudder on globe, left cornucopiae.
exergo: -/A//SIS, diameter: 24,5mm, weight: 6,50g, axis: 11h,
mint: Siscia, date: 311 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-221, p-482, Scarce!
Q-001
quadrans
Galerius_AE-Follis_DIVO-GAL-VAL-MAXIMIANO_FORTI-FORTINAE_B-over_Mu_SIS_RIC-VI-224-p-483_Siscia-312-AD-Scarce_Q-001_6h_24-26mm_4,68ga-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 224, AE-Follis, FORTI FORT(I)NAE, legend error FORTVNAE!!!,Fortuna standing left by wheel, Rare! #174 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Siscia, RIC VI 224, AE-Follis, FORTI FORT(I)NAE, legend error FORTVNAE!!!,Fortuna standing left by wheel, Rare! #1
avers:- DIVO-GAL-VAL-MAXIMIANO, Veiled head right.
revers:- FORTI-FOR-T(I)NAE, legend error FOR-TVNAE!!!, Fortuna standing left by wheel, right holding rudder on globe, left cornucopiae.
exergo: -/B/μ//SIS, diameter: 24-26mm, weight: 4,68g, axis: 6h,
mint: Siscia, date: 312 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-224, p-483, Rare!
Q-001
quadrans
Galerius_AE-Follis_GAL-MAXIMIANVS-PF-AVG_GENIO-A-VGVSTI_star-Gamma_dotSMdotTSdot_RIC-VI-30a-p-514_308-10-AD-Thessa_Q-001_axis-0h_23-24,5mm_5,43g-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Thessalonica, RIC VI 30a, AE-Follis, GENIO AVGVSTI, Genius standing left, #1229 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Thessalonica, RIC VI 30a, AE-Follis, GENIO AVGVSTI, Genius standing left, #1
avers:- GAL-MAXIMIANVS-PF-AVG, Laureate head right.
revers:- GENIO-A-VGVSTI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia.
exerg: */Γ//•SM•TS•, diameter: 23-24,5mm, weight: 5,43g, axes: 0h,
mint: Thessalonica, date: 308-310 A.D., ref: RIC VI 30a, p-514,
Q-001
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Galerius_AR-Argenteus_MAXIMIANVS-CAESAR_VIRTVS-MILITVM_Ticinium_RIC-15b_RSC-220a_294-AD_Q-001_6h_18,5mm_2,68g-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC VI 015b, AR-Argenteus, -/-//--, VIRTVS MILITVM, The Four Tetrarchs sacrificing over the tripod,323 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC VI 015b, AR-Argenteus, -/-//--, VIRTVS MILITVM, The Four Tetrarchs sacrificing over the tripod,
avers: MAXIMIANVS CAESAR, Laureate head right.
reverse: VIRTVS MILITVM, The Four Tetrarchs sacrificing over the tripod, City gate in the background, with six turrets.
exergue: -/-//--, diameter: 18,5mm, weight: 2,68g, axis: 6h,
mint: Ticinum, 3rd.off., date: 294 A.D., ref: RIC VI 015b, RSC-220a,
Q-001
1 commentsquadrans
Galerius_AE-Follis_IMP-C-MAXIMIANVS-PF-AVG_FIDES-M-I-LITVM_dot-in-left-field_PT_RIC-VI-55b-p-288_Ticinum-305-AD_Q-001_axis-11h_26-26,5mm_9,33g-s.jpg
122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC VI 055b, AE-Follis, FIDES MILITVM, Fides seating left, #1292 views122 Galerius Maximianus (293-305 A.D. Caesar, 305-311 A.D. Augustus), Ticinum, RIC VI 055b, AE-Follis, FIDES MILITVM, Fides seating left, #1
avers:- IMP-C-MAXIMIANVS-PF-AVG, Laureate head right.
revers:- FIDES-M-I-LITVM, Fides seating left, holding standard in each hand.
exergo: -/•//P T, diameter: 26-26,5mm, weight: 9,33g, axis: 11h,
mint: Ticinum, date: 305 A.D., ref: RIC-VI-55b, p-288,
Q-001
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1301a, Diocletian, 284-305 A.D. (Antioch)94 viewsDIOCLETIAN (284 – 305 AD) AE Antoninianus, 293-95 AD, RIC V 322, Cohen 34. 20.70 mm/3.1 gm, aVF, Antioch. Obverse: IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG, Radiate bust right, draped & cuirassed; Reverse: CONCORDIA MILITVM, Jupiter presents Victory on a globe to Diocletian, I/XXI. Early Diocletian with dusty earthen green patina.


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Diocletian ( 284-305 A.D.)

Ralph W. Mathisen
University of South Carolina


Summary and Introduction
The Emperor Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus (A.D. 284-305) put an end to the disastrous phase of Roman history known as the "Military Anarchy" or the "Imperial Crisis" (235-284). He established an obvious military despotism and was responsible for laying the groundwork for the second phase of the Roman Empire, which is known variously as the "Dominate," the "Tetrarchy," the "Later Roman Empire," or the "Byzantine Empire." His reforms ensured the continuity of the Roman Empire in the east for more than a thousand years.

Diocletian's Early Life and Reign
Diocletian was born ca. 236/237 on the Dalmatian coast, perhaps at Salona. He was of very humble birth, and was originally named Diocles. He would have received little education beyond an elementary literacy and he was apparently deeply imbued with religious piety He had a wife Prisca and a daughter Valeria, both of whom reputedly were Christians. During Diocletian's early life, the Roman empire was in the midst of turmoil. In the early years of the third century, emperors increasingly insecure on their thrones had granted inflationary pay raises to the soldiers. The only meaningful income the soldiers now received was in the form of gold donatives granted by newly acclaimed emperors. Beginning in 235, armies throughout the empire began to set up their generals as rival emperors. The resultant civil wars opened up the empire to invasion in both the north, by the Franks, Alamanni, and Goths, and the east, by the Sassanid Persians. Another reason for the unrest in the army was the great gap between the social background of the common soldiers and the officer corps.

Diocletian sought his fortune in the army. He showed himself to be a shrewd, able, and ambitious individual. He is first attested as "Duke of Moesia" (an area on the banks of the lower Danube River), with responsibility for border defense. He was a prudent and methodical officer, a seeker of victory rather than glory. In 282, the legions of the upper Danube proclaimed the praetorian prefect Carus as emperor. Diocletian found favor under the new emperor, and was promoted to Count of the Domestics, the commander of the cavalry arm of the imperial bodyguard. In 283 he was granted the honor of a consulate.

In 284, in the midst of a campaign against the Persians, Carus was killed, struck by a bolt of lightning which one writer noted might have been forged in a legionary armory. This left the empire in the hands of his two young sons, Numerian in the east and Carinus in the west. Soon thereafter, Numerian died under mysterious circumstances near Nicomedia, and Diocletian was acclaimed emperor in his place. At this time he changed his name from Diocles to Diocletian. In 285 Carinus was killed in a battle near Belgrade, and Diocletian gained control of the entire empire.

Diocletian's Administrative and Military Reforms
As emperor, Diocletian was faced with many problems. His most immediate concerns were to bring the mutinous and increasingly barbarized Roman armies back under control and to make the frontiers once again secure from invasion. His long-term goals were to restore effective government and economic prosperity to the empire. Diocletian concluded that stern measures were necessary if these problems were to be solved. He felt that it was the responsibility of the imperial government to take whatever steps were necessary, no matter how harsh or innovative, to bring the empire back under control.

Diocletian was able to bring the army back under control by making several changes. He subdivided the roughly fifty existing provinces into approximately one hundred. The provinces also were apportioned among twelve "dioceses," each under a "vicar," and later also among four "prefectures," each under a "praetorian prefect." As a result, the imperial bureaucracy became increasingly bloated. He institutionalized the policy of separating civil and military careers. He divided the army itself into so-called "border troops," actually an ineffective citizen militia, and "palace troops," the real field army, which often was led by the emperor in person.

Following the precedent of Aurelian (A.D.270-275), Diocletian transformed the emperorship into an out-and-out oriental monarchy. Access to him became restricted; he now was addressed not as First Citizen (Princeps) or the soldierly general (Imperator), but as Lord and Master (Dominus Noster) . Those in audience were required to prostrate themselves on the ground before him.

Diocletian also concluded that the empire was too large and complex to be ruled by only a single emperor. Therefore, in order to provide an imperial presence throughout the empire, he introduced the "Tetrarchy," or "Rule by Four." In 285, he named his lieutenant Maximianus "Caesar," and assigned him the western half of the empire. This practice began the process which would culminate with the de facto split of the empire in 395. Both Diocletian and Maximianus adopted divine attributes. Diocletian was identified with Jupiter and Maximianus with Hercules. In 286, Diocletian promoted Maximianus to the rank of Augustus, "Senior Emperor," and in 293 he appointed two new Caesars, Constantius (the father of Constantine I ), who was given Gaul and Britain in the west, and Galerius, who was assigned the Balkans in the east.

By instituting his Tetrarchy, Diocletian also hoped to solve another problem. In the Augustan Principate, there had been no constitutional method for choosing new emperors. According to Diocletian's plan, the successor of each Augustus would be the respective Caesar, who then would name a new Caesar. Initially, the Tetrarchy operated smoothly and effectively.

Once the army was under control, Diocletian could turn his attention to other problems. The borders were restored and strengthened. In the early years of his reign, Diocletian and his subordinates were able to defeat foreign enemies such as Alamanni, Sarmatians, Saracens, Franks, and Persians, and to put down rebellions in Britain and Egypt. The easter frontier was actually expanded.

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Diocletian's Economic Reforms
Another problem was the economy, which was in an especially sorry state. The coinage had become so debased as to be virtually worthless. Diocletian's attempt to reissue good gold and silver coins failed because there simply was not enough gold and silver available to restore confidence in the currency. A "Maximum Price Edict" issued in 301, intended to curb inflation, served only to drive goods onto the black market. Diocletian finally accepted the ruin of the money economy and revised the tax system so that it was based on payments in kind . The soldiers too came to be paid in kind.

In order to assure the long term survival of the empire, Diocletian identified certain occupations which he felt would have to be performed. These were known as the "compulsory services." They included such occupations as soldiers, bakers, members of town councils, and tenant farmers. These functions became hereditary, and those engaging in them were inhibited from changing their careers. The repetitious nature of these laws, however, suggests that they were not widely obeyed. Diocletian also expanded the policy of third-century emperors of restricting the entry of senators into high-ranking governmental posts, especially military ones.

Diocletian attempted to use the state religion as a unifying element. Encouraged by the Caesar Galerius, Diocletian in 303 issued a series of four increasingly harsh decrees designed to compel Christians to take part in the imperial cult, the traditional means by which allegiance was pledged to the empire. This began the so-called "Great Persecution."

Diocletian's Resignation and Death
On 1 May 305, wearied by his twenty years in office, and determined to implement his method for the imperial succession, Diocletian abdicated. He compelled his co-regent Maximianus to do the same. Constantius and Galerius then became the new Augusti, and two new Caesars were selected, Maximinus (305-313) in the east and Severus (305- 307) in the west. Diocletian then retired to his palace at Split on the Croatian coast. In 308 he declined an offer to resume the purple, and the aged ex-emperor died at Split on 3 December 316.

Copyright (C) 1996, Ralph W. Mathisen, University of South Carolina
Published: De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers and their Families http://www.roman-emperors.org/startup.htm. Used by permission.

Edited by J. P. Fitzgerald, Jr.

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1301b, Diocletian, 20 November 284 - 1 March 305 A.D.59 viewsDiocletian. RIC V Part II Cyzicus 256 var. Not listed with pellet in exegrue
Item ref: RI141f. VF. Minted in Cyzicus (B in centre field, XXI dot in exegrue)Obverse:- IMP CC VAL DIOCLETIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse:- CONCORDIA MILITVM, Diocletian standing right, holding parazonium, receiving Victory from Jupiter standing left with scepter.
A post reform radiate of Diocletian. Ex Maridvnvm.

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers and their Families

Diocletian ( 284-305 A.D.)

Ralph W. Mathisen
University of South Carolina


Summary and Introduction
The Emperor Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus (A.D. 284-305) put an end to the disastrous phase of Roman history known as the "Military Anarchy" or the "Imperial Crisis" (235-284). He established an obvious military despotism and was responsible for laying the groundwork for the second phase of the Roman Empire, which is known variously as the "Dominate," the "Tetrarchy," the "Later Roman Empire," or the "Byzantine Empire." His reforms ensured the continuity of the Roman Empire in the east for more than a thousand years.

Diocletian's Early Life and Reign
Diocletian was born ca. 236/237 on the Dalmatian coast, perhaps at Salona. He was of very humble birth, and was originally named Diocles. He would have received little education beyond an elementary literacy and he was apparently deeply imbued with religious piety He had a wife Prisca and a daughter Valeria, both of whom reputedly were Christians. During Diocletian's early life, the Roman empire was in the midst of turmoil. In the early years of the third century, emperors increasingly insecure on their thrones had granted inflationary pay raises to the soldiers. The only meaningful income the soldiers now received was in the form of gold donatives granted by newly acclaimed emperors. Beginning in 235, armies throughout the empire began to set up their generals as rival emperors. The resultant civil wars opened up the empire to invasion in both the north, by the Franks, Alamanni, and Goths, and the east, by the Sassanid Persians. Another reason for the unrest in the army was the great gap between the social background of the common soldiers and the officer corps.

Diocletian sought his fortune in the army. He showed himself to be a shrewd, able, and ambitious individual. He is first attested as "Duke of Moesia" (an area on the banks of the lower Danube River), with responsibility for border defense. He was a prudent and methodical officer, a seeker of victory rather than glory. In 282, the legions of the upper Danube proclaimed the praetorian prefect Carus as emperor. Diocletian found favor under the new emperor, and was promoted to Count of the Domestics, the commander of the cavalry arm of the imperial bodyguard. In 283 he was granted the honor of a consulate.

In 284, in the midst of a campaign against the Persians, Carus was killed, struck by a bolt of lightning which one writer noted might have been forged in a legionary armory. This left the empire in the hands of his two young sons, Numerian in the east and Carinus in the west. Soon thereafter, Numerian died under mysterious circumstances near Nicomedia, and Diocletian was acclaimed emperor in his place. At this time he changed his name from Diocles to Diocletian. In 285 Carinus was killed in a battle near Belgrade, and Diocletian gained control of the entire empire.

Diocletian's Administrative and Military Reforms
As emperor, Diocletian was faced with many problems. His most immediate concerns were to bring the mutinous and increasingly barbarized Roman armies back under control and to make the frontiers once again secure from invasion. His long-term goals were to restore effective government and economic prosperity to the empire. Diocletian concluded that stern measures were necessary if these problems were to be solved. He felt that it was the responsibility of the imperial government to take whatever steps were necessary, no matter how harsh or innovative, to bring the empire back under control.

Diocletian was able to bring the army back under control by making several changes. He subdivided the roughly fifty existing provinces into approximately one hundred. The provinces also were apportioned among twelve "dioceses," each under a "vicar," and later also among four "prefectures," each under a "praetorian prefect." As a result, the imperial bureaucracy became increasingly bloated. He institutionalized the policy of separating civil and military careers. He divided the army itself into so-called "border troops," actually an ineffective citizen militia, and "palace troops," the real field army, which often was led by the emperor in person.

Following the precedent of Aurelian (A.D.270-275), Diocletian transformed the emperorship into an out-and-out oriental monarchy. Access to him became restricted; he now was addressed not as First Citizen (Princeps) or the soldierly general (Imperator), but as Lord and Master (Dominus Noster) . Those in audience were required to prostrate themselves on the ground before him.

Diocletian also concluded that the empire was too large and complex to be ruled by only a single emperor. Therefore, in order to provide an imperial presence throughout the empire, he introduced the "Tetrarchy," or "Rule by Four." In 285, he named his lieutenant Maximianus "Caesar," and assigned him the western half of the empire. This practice began the process which would culminate with the de facto split of the empire in 395. Both Diocletian and Maximianus adopted divine attributes. Diocletian was identified with Jupiter and Maximianus with Hercules. In 286, Diocletian promoted Maximianus to the rank of Augustus, "Senior Emperor," and in 293 he appointed two new Caesars, Constantius (the father of Constantine I ), who was given Gaul and Britain in the west, and Galerius, who was assigned the Balkans in the east.

By instituting his Tetrarchy, Diocletian also hoped to solve another problem. In the Augustan Principate, there had been no constitutional method for choosing new emperors. According to Diocletian's plan, the successor of each Augustus would be the respective Caesar, who then would name a new Caesar. Initially, the Tetrarchy operated smoothly and effectively.

Once the army was under control, Diocletian could turn his attention to other problems. The borders were restored and strengthened. In the early years of his reign, Diocletian and his subordinates were able to defeat foreign enemies such as Alamanni, Sarmatians, Saracens, Franks, and Persians, and to put down rebellions in Britain and Egypt. The easter frontier was actually expanded.

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Diocletian's Economic Reforms
Another problem was the economy, which was in an especially sorry state. The coinage had become so debased as to be virtually worthless. Diocletian's attempt to reissue good gold and silver coins failed because there simply was not enough gold and silver available to restore confidence in the currency. A "Maximum Price Edict" issued in 301, intended to curb inflation, served only to drive goods onto the black market. Diocletian finally accepted the ruin of the money economy and revised the tax system so that it was based on payments in kind . The soldiers too came to be paid in kind.

In order to assure the long term survival of the empire, Diocletian identified certain occupations which he felt would have to be performed. These were known as the "compulsory services." They included such occupations as soldiers, bakers, members of town councils, and tenant farmers. These functions became hereditary, and those engaging in them were inhibited from changing their careers. The repetitious nature of these laws, however, suggests that they were not widely obeyed. Diocletian also expanded the policy of third-century emperors of restricting the entry of senators into high-ranking governmental posts, especially military ones.

Diocletian attempted to use the state religion as a unifying element. Encouraged by the Caesar Galerius, Diocletian in 303 issued a series of four increasingly harsh decrees designed to compel Christians to take part in the imperial cult, the traditional means by which allegiance was pledged to the empire. This began the so-called "Great Persecution."

Diocletian's Resignation and Death
On 1 May 305, wearied by his twenty years in office, and determined to implement his method for the imperial succession, Diocletian abdicated. He compelled his co-regent Maximianus to do the same. Constantius and Galerius then became the new Augusti, and two new Caesars were selected, Maximinus (305-313) in the east and Severus (305- 307) in the west. Diocletian then retired to his palace at Split on the Croatian coast. In 308 he declined an offer to resume the purple, and the aged ex-emperor died at Split on 3 December 316.

Copyright (C) 1996, Ralph W. Mathisen, University of South Carolina
Published: De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers and their Families http://www.roman-emperors.org/startup.htm. Used by permission.

Edited by J. P. Fitzgerald, Jr.


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1302a, Maximian, 285 - 305, 306 - 308, and 310 A.D.47 viewsMaximianus AE Antoninianus. RIC V Part II 506 Bust Type C. Cohen 355; VF; Minted in Rome A.D. 285-286. Obverse: IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right; Rverse: IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG, Jupiter standing left holding thunderbolt & scepter, XXIZ in exergue. Ex maridvnvm.

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Maximian, 285-305, 306-308, and 310 A.D.

Michael DiMaio, Jr.
Salve Regina University

Perhaps born ca. 249/250 A.D. in Sirmium in the area of the Balkans, Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximianus, more commonly known as Maximianus Herculius (Maximian), had been a soldier before he put on the purple. A fellow soldier with the Emperor Diocletian, he had served in the military during the reigns of Aurelian and Probus.

When the Emperor Diocletian determined that the empire was too large for one man to govern on his own, he made Maximian his Caesar in 285/6 and elevated him to the rank of Augustus in perhaps the spring of 286. While Diocletian ruled in the East, Maximian ruled in the West. In 293, in order to maintain and to strengthen the stability of the empire, Diocletian appointed Constantius I Chlorus to serve Maximian as a Caesar in the West, while Galerius did the same job in the East. This arrangement, called the "Tetrarchy", was meant not only to provide a stronger foundation for the two emperors' rule, but also to end any possible fighting over the succession to the throne once the two senior Augusti had left the throne--a problem which had bedeviled the principate since the time of the Emperor Augustus. To cement the relationship between Maximian and his Caesar, Constantius married Maximian's elder daughter Theodora. A decade later, Constantius' son Constantine would marry Maximia's younger daughter Fausta.

On 1 May 305 Diocletian, at Nicomedeia, and Maximian, at Mediolanum, divested themselves of the purple. Their resignations seem largely due to the almost fatal illness that Diocletian contracted toward the end of 304. Diocletian seems to have forced his colleague to abdicate. In any case, Herculius had sworn an oath at the temple of Capitoline Jupiter to carry out the terms of the abdication. Constantius and Galerius were appointed as Augusti, with Maximinus Daia and Severus as the new Caesars. The retired emperors then returned to private life. Diocletian's retirement was at Salonae in Dalmatia, while Herculius' retreat was either in Lucania or Campania.

Maximian's retirement, however, was of short duration because, a little more than a year later on 28 October 306, his son Maxentius was proclaimed emperor at Rome. To give his regime an aura of legitimacy, Maximian was forced to affirm his son's acclamation. When Galerius learned of Maxentius' rebellion, he sent Severus against him with an army that had formerly been under his father's command. Maxentius invested his father with the purple again to win over his enemy's troops, a ruse which succeeded. Perhaps to strengthen his own position, in 307 Maximian went to Gaul and married his daughter Fausta to Constantine. When Constantine refused to become embroiled in the civil war between Galerius and Maxentius, Maximian returned to Rome in 308 and attempted to depose his son; however, he did not succeed. When Maximian was unable to convince Diocletian to take up the purple again at a meeting in Carnuntum in late 308, he returned to his son-in-law's side in Gaul.

Although Maximian was treated with all of the respect due a former emperor, he still desired to be more than a figurehead. He decided to seize the purple from Constantine when his son-in-law least expected it. His opportunity came in the summer of 310 when the Franks revolted. When Constantine had taken a small part of his army into enemy territory, Maximian proclaimed himself again emperor and paid the soldiers under his command a donative to secure their loyalty. As soon as Constantine received news about Maximian's revolt in July 310, he went south and reached Arelate before his father-in-law could mount a defense of the city. Although Maximian fled to Massilia, his son-in-law seized the city and took Maximian prisoner. Although he was deprived of the purple, he was granted pardon for his crimes. Unable to endure the humiliation of his defeat, he attempted to have Constantine murdered in his bed. The plot failed because he tried to get his daughter Fausta's help in the matter; she chose to reveal the matter to her husband. Because of this attempt on his son-in-law's life Maximian was dead by the end of July either by his own hand or on the orders of his intended victim.

Eutropia was of Syrian extraction and her marriage to Maximian seems to have been her second. She bore him two children: Maxentius and Fausta. An older daughter, Theodora, may have been a product of her first marriage. Fausta became the wife of Constantine I , while her sister Theodora was the second spouse of his father Constantius I Chlorus . Eutropia apparently survived all her children, with the possible exception of her daughter Fausta who seems to have died in 326. Eutropia is also said to have become a Christian.

By Michael DiMaio, Jr., Salve Regina University
Published: De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers and their Families http://www.roman-emperors.org/startup.htm. Used by permission.

Edited by J. P. Fitzgerald, Jr.
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1302b, Maximian, 285-305, 306-308, and 310 A.D., commemorative issued by Constantine the Great (Siscia)55 viewsMaximian, 285-305, 306-308, and 310 A.D., commemorative issued by Constantine the Great. Bronze AE3, RIC 41, VF, Siscia, 1.30g, 16.1mm, 0o, 317-318 A.D. Obverse: DIVO MAXIMIANO SEN FORT IMP, laureate and veiled head right; Reverse: REQVIES OPTIMO-RVM MERITORVM, Emperor seated left on curule chair, raising hand and holding scepter, SIS in exergue; scarce (R3).


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Maximian, 285-305, 306-308, and 310 A.D.

Michael DiMaio, Jr.
Salve Regina University

Perhaps born ca. 249/250 A.D. in Sirmium in the area of the Balkans, Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximianus, more commonly known as Maximianus Herculius (Maximian), had been a soldier before he put on the purple. A fellow soldier with the Emperor Diocletian, he had served in the military during the reigns of Aurelian and Probus.

When the Emperor Diocletian determined that the empire was too large for one man to govern on his own, he made Maximian his Caesar in 285/6 and elevated him to the rank of Augustus in perhaps the spring of 286. While Diocletian ruled in the East, Maximian ruled in the West. In 293, in order to maintain and to strengthen the stability of the empire, Diocletian appointed Constantius I Chlorus to serve Maximian as a Caesar in the West, while Galerius did the same job in the East. This arrangement, called the "Tetrarchy", was meant not only to provide a stronger foundation for the two emperors' rule, but also to end any possible fighting over the succession to the throne once the two senior Augusti had left the throne--a problem which had bedeviled the principate since the time of the Emperor Augustus. To cement the relationship between Maximian and his Caesar, Constantius married Maximian's elder daughter Theodora. A decade later, Constantius' son Constantine would marry Maximia's younger daughter Fausta.

On 1 May 305 Diocletian, at Nicomedeia, and Maximian, at Mediolanum, divested themselves of the purple. Their resignations seem largely due to the almost fatal illness that Diocletian contracted toward the end of 304. Diocletian seems to have forced his colleague to abdicate. In any case, Herculius had sworn an oath at the temple of Capitoline Jupiter to carry out the terms of the abdication. Constantius and Galerius were appointed as Augusti, with Maximinus Daia and Severus as the new Caesars. The retired emperors then returned to private life. Diocletian's retirement was at Salonae in Dalmatia, while Herculius' retreat was either in Lucania or Campania.

Maximian's retirement, however, was of short duration because, a little more than a year later on 28 October 306, his son Maxentius was proclaimed emperor at Rome. To give his regime an aura of legitimacy, Maximian was forced to affirm his son's acclamation. When Galerius learned of Maxentius' rebellion, he sent Severus against him with an army that had formerly been under his father's command. Maxentius invested his father with the purple again to win over his enemy's troops, a ruse which succeeded. Perhaps to strengthen his own position, in 307 Maximian went to Gaul and married his daughter Fausta to Constantine. When Constantine refused to become embroiled in the civil war between Galerius and Maxentius, Maximian returned to Rome in 308 and attempted to depose his son; however, he did not succeed. When Maximian was unable to convince Diocletian to take up the purple again at a meeting in Carnuntum in late 308, he returned to his son-in-law's side in Gaul.

Although Maximian was treated with all of the respect due a former emperor, he still desired to be more than a figurehead. He decided to seize the purple from Constantine when his son-in-law least expected it. His opportunity came in the summer of 310 when the Franks revolted. When Constantine had taken a small part of his army into enemy territory, Maximian proclaimed himself again emperor and paid the soldiers under his command a donative to secure their loyalty. As soon as Constantine received news about Maximian's revolt in July 310, he went south and reached Arelate before his father-in-law could mount a defense of the city. Although Maximian fled to Massilia, his son-in-law seized the city and took Maximian prisoner. Although he was deprived of the purple, he was granted pardon for his crimes. Unable to endure the humiliation of his defeat, he attempted to have Constantine murdered in his bed. The plot failed because he tried to get his daughter Fausta's help in the matter; she chose to reveal the matter to her husband. Because of this attempt on his son-in-law's life Maximian was dead by the end of July either by his own hand or on the orders of his intended victim.

Eutropia was of Syrian extraction and her marriage to Maximian seems to have been her second. She bore him two children: Maxentius and Fausta. An older daughter, Theodora, may have been a product of her first marriage. Fausta became the wife of Constantine I , while her sister Theodora was the second spouse of his father Constantius I Chlorus . Eutropia apparently survived all her children, with the possible exception of her daughter Fausta who seems to have died in 326. Eutropia is also said to have become a Christian.

By Michael DiMaio, Jr., Salve Regina University
Published: De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers and their Families http://www.roman-emperors.org/startup.htm. Used by permission.

Edited by J. P. Fitzgerald, Jr.
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1303a, Galerius, 1 March 305 - 5 May 311 A.D.35 viewsGalerius, RIC VI 59, Cyzicus S, VF, Cyzicus S, 6.4 g, 25.86 mm; 309-310 AD; Obverse: GAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate bust right; Reverse: GENIO A-VGVS[TI], Genius stg. left, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae. A nice example with sharp detail and nice brown hoard patina. Ex Ancient Imports.


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Galerius (305-311 A.D.)

Michael DiMaio, Jr.
Salve Regina University


Caius Galerius Valerius Maximianus, more commonly known as Galerius, was from Illyricum; his father, whose name is unknown, was of peasant stock, while his mother, Romula, was from beyond the Danube. Galerius was born in Dacia Ripensis near Sardica. Although the date of his birth is unknown, he was probably born ca. 250 since he served under Aurelian. As a youth Galerius was a shepherd and acquired the nickname Armentarius. Although he seems to have started his military career under Aurelian and Probus, nothing is known about it before his accession as Caesar on 1 March 293. He served as Diocletian's Caesar in the East. Abandoning his first wife, he married Diocletian's daugher, Valeria.

As Caesar he campaigned in Egypt in 294; he seems to have taken to the field against Narses of Persia, and was defeated near Ctesiphon in 295. In 298, after he made inroads into Armenia, he obtained a treaty from the Persians favorable to the Romans. Between 299-305 he overcame the Sarmatians and the Carpi along the Danube. The Great Persecution of the Orthodox Church, which was started in 303 by the Emperor Diocletian, was probably instigated by Galerius. Because of the almost fatal illness that he contracted toward the end of 304, Diocletian, at Nicomedeia, and Maximianus Herculius, at Mediolanum, divested themselves of the purple on 1 May 305. Constantius and Galerius were appointed as Augusti, with Maximinus Daia and Severus as the new Caesars. Constantius and Severus reigned in the West, whereas Galerius' and Daia's realm was the East. Although Constantius was nominally senior Augustus, the real power was in the hands of Galerius because both Caesars were his creatures.

The balance of power shifted at the end of July 306 when Constantius, with his son Constantine at his side, passed away at York in Britain where he was preparing to face incursions by the Picts; his army proclaimed Constantine his successor immediately. As soon as he received the news of the death of Constantius I and the acclamation of Constantine to the purple, Galerius raised Severus to the rank of Augustus to replace his dead colleague in August 306. Making the best of a bad situation, Galerius accepted Constantine as the new Caesar in the West. The situation became more complicated when Maxentius, with his father Maximianus Herculius acquiesing, declared himself princes on 28 October 306. When Galerius learned about the acclamation of the usurper, he dispatched the Emperor Severus to put down the rebellion. Severus took a large field army which had formerly been that of Maximianus and proceeded toward Rome and began to besiege the city, Maxentius, however, and Maximianus, by means of a ruse, convinced Severus to surrender. Later, in 307, Severus was put to death under clouded circumstances. While Severus was fighting in the west, Galerius, during late 306 or early 307, was campaigning against the Sarmatians.

In the early summer of 307 Galerius invaded Italy to avenge Severus's death; he advanced to the south and encamped at Interamna near the Tiber. His attempt to besiege the city was abortive because his army was too small to encompass the city's fortifications. Not trusting his own troops, Galerius withdrew. During its retreat, his army ravaged the Italian countryside as it was returning to its original base. When Maximianus Herculius' attempts to regain the throne between 308 and 310 by pushing his son off his throne or by winning over Constantine to his cause failed, he tried to win Diocletian and Galerius over to his side at Carnuntum in October and November 308; the outcome of the Conference at Carnuntum was that Licinius was appointed Augustus in Severus's place, that Daia and Constantine were denoted filii Augustorum, and that Herculius was completely cut out of the picture. Later, in 310, Herculius died, having been implicated in a plot against his son-in-law. After the Conference at Carnuntum, Galerius returned to Sardica where he died in the opening days of May 311.

By Michael DiMaio, Jr., Salve Regina University; Published: De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers and their Families http://www.roman-emperors.org/startup.htm. Used by permission.

Galerius was Caesar and tetrarch under Maximianus. Although a talented general and administrator, Galerius is better known for his key role in the "Great Persecution" of Christians. He stopped the persecution under condition the Christians pray for his return to health from a serious illness. Galerius died horribly shortly after. Joseph Sermarini, FORVM.

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Constantius I Chlorus (305-306 A.D.)

Michael DiMaio, Jr.
Salve Regina University

Constantius' Early Life and Marriage

Born March 31st, Emperor Flavius Valerius Constantius may have come into the world ca. 250. His family was from Illyricum. In the army he served as a protector, tribunus, and a praeses Dalmatiarum. During the 270s or the 280s, he became the father of Constantine by Helena, his first spouse. By 288 he was the Praetorian Prefect of the western emperor Maximianus Herculius.

Constantius' Reign as Caesar

On 1 March 293 Diocletian appointed Galerius as his Caesar (junior emperor) in the east and Constantius as the Caesar of Maximianus Herculius. Caesar in the west. Both Caesars had the right of succession. In order to strengthen the dynastic relationship between himself and Herculius., Constantius put aside his wife Helena and married Theodora, the daughter, or perhaps stepdaughter, of Maximianus Herculius.. The union was fruitful and of it there were six issue: Flavius Dalmatius, Julius Constantius, Hannibalianus, Constantia, Anastasia, and Eutropia. To strengthen his bond with Galerius and Diocletian in the east, Constantius allowed Galerius to keep his son Constantine as a hostage for his good behavior.

In the remainder of the time that he was a Caesar, Constantius spent much of his time engaged in military actions in the west. In the summer of 293 Constantius expelled the troops of the usurper Carausius from northern Gaul; after Constantius' attack on Bononia (Boulogne), Carausius was murdered. At the same time he dealt with the unrest of the Germans. In 296 he invaded Britain and put down the revolt of the usurper Allectus. Between 300 and 305 A.D. the Caesar campaigned successfully several times with various German tribes. It is worth noting in passing, that while his colleagues rigidly enforced the "Great Persecution in 303," Constantius limited his action to knocking down a few churches.

Constantius as Augustus and His Untimely Death

On 1 May 305 Diocletian, at Nicomedia, and Maximianus Herculius, at Mediolanum (Milan), divested themselves of the purple, probably because of the almost fatal illness that Diocletian contracted toward the end of 304. Diocletian forced Maximianus to abdicate. They appointed as their successors Constantius and Galerius, with Severus and Maximinus Daia as the new Caesars. The retired emperors then returned to private life. Constantius, as had his predecessor, ruled in the west, while Galerius and Daia ruled in the east. Almost as soon as he was appointed Augustus, he crossed to Britain to face incursions by the Picts where he died at York on 25 July 306 with his son (Constantine I, known to history as “The Great”) at his side.

Copyright (C) 1996, Michael DiMaio, Jr.
Published: De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers and their Families http://www.roman-emperors.org/startup.htm. Used by permission.

Edited by J. P. Fitzgerald, Jr.
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Maxentius (306-312 A.D.)

Michael DiMaio, Jr.
Salve Regina University

Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maxentius, more commonly known as Maxentius, was the child of the Emperor Maximianus Herculius and the Syrian, Eutropia; he was born ca. 278 A.D. After Galerius' appointment to the rank of Caesar on 1 March 293, Maxentius married Galerius' daughter Valeria Maximilla, who bore him a son named Romulus and another son whose name is unknown. Due to his haughty nature and bad disposition, Maxentius could seldom agree with his father or his father-in-law; Galerius' and Maximianus Herculius' aversion to Maxentius prevented the young man from becoming a Caesar in 305. Little else is known of Maxentius' private life prior to his accession and, although there is some evidence that it was spent in idleness, he did become a Senator.

On 28 October 306 Maxentius was acclaimed emperor, although he was politically astute enough not to use the title Augustus; like the Emperor Augustus, he called himself princeps. It was not until the summer of 307 that he started using the title Augustus and started offending other claimants to the imperial throne. He was enthroned by the plebs and the Praetorians. At the time of his acclamation Maxentius was at a public villa on the Via Labicana. He strengthened his position with promises of riches for those who helped him obtain his objective. He forced his father Maximianus Herculius to affirm his son's acclamation in order to give his regime a facade of legitimacy. His realm included Italy, Africa, Sardinia, and Corsica. As soon as Galerius learned about the acclamation of Herculius' son, he dispatched the Emperor Severus to quell the rebellion. With the help of his father and Severus' own troops, Maxentius' took his enemy prisoner.

When Severus died, Galerius was determined to avenge his death. In the early summer of 307 the Augustus invaded Italy; he advanced to the south and encamped at Interamna near the Tiber. His attempt to besiege the city was abortive because his army was not large enough to encompass the city's fortifications. Negotiations between Maxentius and Galerius broke down when the emperor discovered that the usurper was trying to win over his troops. Galerius' troops were open to Maxentius' promises because they were fighting a civil war between members of the same family; some of the soldiers went over to the enemy. Not trusting his own troops, Galerius withdrew. During its retreat, Galerius' army ravaged the Italian countryside as it was returning to its original base. If it was not enough that Maxentius had to deal with the havoc created by the ineffectual invasions of Severus and Galerius, he also had to deal with his father's attempts to regain the throne between 308 and 310. When Maximianus Herculius was unable to regain power by pushing his son off his throne, he attempted to win over Constantine to his cause. When this plan failed, he tried to win Diocletian over to his side at Carnuntum in October and November 308. Frustrated at every turn, Herculius returned to his son-in-law Constantine's side in Gaul where he died in 310, having been implicated in a plot against his son-in-law. Maxentius' control of the situation was weakened by the revolt of L. Domitius Alexander in 308. Although the revolt only lasted until the end of 309, it drastically cut the size of the grain supply availble for Rome. Maxentius' rule collapsed when he died on 27 October 312 in an engagement he had with the Emperor Constantine at the Milvian Bridge after the latter had invaded his realm.

Copyright (C) 1996, Michael DiMaio, Jr.
Published: De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers and their Families http://www.roman-emperors.org/startup.htm. Used by permission.

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1308b, Licinius I, 308 - 324 A.D. (Siscia)59 viewsLicinius I, 11 November 308 - 18 September 324 A.D. Bronze follis, RIC 4, F, Siscia, 3.257g, 21.6mm, 0o, 313 - 315 A.D. Obverse: IMP LIC LICINIVS P F AVG, laureate head right; Reverse IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG NN, Jupiter standing left holding Victory on globe and scepter, eagle with wreath in beak left, E right, SIS in exergue.



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Licinius (308-324 A.D.)

Michael DiMaio, Jr.
Salve Regina University

Licinius' Heritage

Valerius Licinianus Licinius, more commonly known as Licinius, may have been born ca. 265. Of peasant origin, his family was from Dacia. A close friend and comrade of arms of the Emperor Galerius, he accompanied him on his Persian expedition in 297. When campaigns by Severus and Galerius in late 306 or early 307 and in the summer of 307, respectively, failed to dislodge Maxentius who, with the luke warm support of his father Maximianus Herculius, was acclaimed princeps on 28 October 306, he was sent by the eastern emperor to Maxentius as an ambassador; the diplomatic mission, however, failed because the usurper refused to submit to the authority of his father-in-law Galerius. At the Conference of Carnuntum which was held in October or November of 308, Licinius was made an Augustus on 11 November 308; his realm included Thrace, Illyricum, and Pannonia.

Licinius' Early Reign

Although Licinius was initially appointed by Galerius to replace Severus to end the revolt of Maxentius , Licinius (perhaps wisely) made no effort to move against the usurper. In fact, his first attested victory was against the Sarmatians probably in the late spring, but no later than the end of June in 310. When the Emperor Galerius died in 311, Licinius met Maximinus Daia at the Bosporus during the early summer of that year; they concluded a treaty and divided Galerius' realm between them. It was little more than a year later that the Emperor Constantine defeated Maxentius at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge on 28 October 312. After the defeat of the usurper, Constantine and Licinius met at Mediolanum (Milan) where Licinius married the former's sister Constantia; one child was born of this union: Valerius Licinianus Licinius. Licinius had another son, born of a slave woman, whose name is unknown. It appears that both emperors promulgated the so-called Edict of Milan, in which Constantine and Licinius granted Christians the freedom to practice their faith without any interference from the state.

As soon as he seems to have learned about the marital alliance between Licinius and Constantine and the death of Maxentius, who had been his ally, Daia traversed Asia Minor and, in April 313, he crossed the Bosporus and went to Byzantium, which he took from Licinius after an eleven day siege. On 30 April 313 the armies of both emperors clashed on the Campus Ergenus; in the ensuing battle Daia's forces were routed. A last ditch stand by Daia at the Cilician Gates failed; the eastern emperor subsequently died in the area of Tarsus probably in July or August 313. As soon as he arrived in Nicomedeia, Licinius promulgated the Edict of Milan. As soon as he had matters in Nicomedeia straightened out, Licinius campaigned against the Persians in the remaining part of 313 and the opening months of 314.

The First Civil War Between Licinius and Constantine

Once Licinius had defeated Maximinus Daia, the sole rulers of the Roman world were he and Constantine. It is obvious that the marriage of Licinius to Constantia was simply a union of convenience. In any case, there is evidence in the sources that both emperors were looking for an excuse to attack the other. The affair involving Bassianus (the husband of Constantius I's daughter Anastasia ), mentioned in the text of Anonymus Valesianus (5.14ff), may have sparked the falling out between the two emperors. In any case, Constantine' s forces joined battle with those of Licinius at Cibalae in Pannonia on 8 October 314. When the battle was over, Constantine prevailed; his victory, however, was Pyrrhic. Both emperors had been involved in exhausting military campaigns in the previous year and the months leading up to Cibalae and each of their realms had expanded so fast that their manpower reserves must have been stretched to the limit. Both men retreated to their own territory to lick their wounds. It may well be that the two emperors made an agreement, which has left no direct trace in the historical record, which would effectively restore the status quo.

Both emperors were variously engaged in different activities between 315 and 316. In addition to campaigning against the Germans while residing in Augusta Treverorum (Trier) in 315, Constantine dealt with aspects of the Donatist controversy; he also traveled to Rome where he celebrated his Decennalia. Licinius, possibly residing at Sirmium, was probably waging war against the Goths. Although not much else is known about Licinius' activities during this period, it is probable that he spent much of his time preparing for his impending war against Constantine; the latter,who spent the spring and summer of 316 in Augusta Treverorum, was probably doing much the same thing. In any case, by December 316, the western emperor was in Sardica with his army. Sometime between 1 December and 28 February 317, both emperors' armies joined battle on the Campus Ardiensis; as was the case in the previous engagement, Constantine' s forces were victorious. On 1 March 317, both sides agreed to a cessation of hostilities; possibly because of the intervention of his wife Constantia, Licinius was able to keep his throne, although he had to agree to the execution of his colleague Valens, who the eastern emperor had appointed as his colleague before the battle, as well as to cede some of his territory to his brother-in-law.

Licinius and the Christians

Although the historical record is not completely clear, Licinius seems to have campaigned against the Sarmatians in 318. He also appears to have been in Byzantium in the summer of 318 and later in June 323. Beyond these few facts, not much else is known about his residences until mid summer of 324. Although he and Constantine had issued the Edict of Milan in early 313, Licinius turned on the Christians in his realm seemingly in 320. The first law that Licinius issued prevented bishops from communicating with each other and from holding synods to discuss matters of interest to them. The second law prohibited men and women from attending services together and young girls from receiving instruction from their bishop or schools. When this law was issued, he also gave orders that Christians could hold services only outside of city walls. Additionally, he deprived officers in the army of their commissions if they did not sacrifice to the gods. Licinius may have been trying to incite Constantine to attack him. In any case, the growing tension between the two rulers is reflected in the consular Fasti of the period.

The Second Civil War Between Licinius and Constantine and Licinius' Death

War actually broke out in 321 when Constantine pursued some Sarmatians, who had been ravaging some territory in his realm, across the Danube. When he checked a similar invasion of the Goths, who were devastating Thrace, Licinius complained that Constantine had broken the treaty between them. Having assembled a fleet and army at Thessalonica, Constantine advanced toward Adrianople. Licinius engaged the forces of his brother-in-law near the banks of the Hebrus River on 3 July 324 where he was routed; with as many men as he could gather, he headed for his fleet which was in the Hellespont. Those of his soldiers who were not killed or put to flight, surrendered to the enemy. Licinius fled to Byzantium, where he was besieged by Constantine. Licinius' fleet, under the command of the admiral Abantus, was overcome by bad weather and by Constantine' s fleet which was under the command of his son Crispus. Hard pressed in Byzantium, Licinius abandoned the city to his rival and fled to Chalcedon in Bithynia. Leaving Martinianus, his former magister officiorum and now his co-ruler, to impede Constantine' s progress, Licinius regrouped his forces and engaged his enemy at Chrysopolis where he was again routed on 18 September 324. He fled to Nicomedeia which Constantine began to besiege. On the next day Licinius abdicated and was sent to Thessalonica, where he was kept under house arrest. Both Licinius and his associate were put to death by Constantine. Martinianus may have been put to death before the end of 324, whereas Licinius was not put to death until the spring of 325. Rumors circulated that Licinius had been put to death because he attempted another rebellion against Constantine.

Copyright (C) 1996, Michael DiMaio, Jr.
Published: De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers and their Families http://www.roman-emperors.org/startup.htm. Used by permission.

Edited by J. P. Fitzgerald, Jr.

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1308c, Licinius I, 308-324 A.D. (Alexandria)66 viewsLicinius I, 308-324 A.D. AE Follis, 3.60g, VF, 315 A.D., Alexandria. Obverse: IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS P F AVG - Laureate head right; Reverse: IOVI CONS-ERVATORI AVGG - Jupiter standing left, holding Victory on a globe and scepter; exergue: ALE / (wreath) over "B" over "N." Ref: RIC VII, 10 (B = r2) Rare, page 705 - Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, Scotland.


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Licinius (308-324 A.D.)

Michael DiMaio, Jr.
Salve Regina University

Licinius' Heritage

Valerius Licinianus Licinius, more commonly known as Licinius, may have been born ca. 265. Of peasant origin, his family was from Dacia. A close friend and comrade of arms of the Emperor Galerius, he accompanied him on his Persian expedition in 297. When campaigns by Severus and Galerius in late 306 or early 307 and in the summer of 307, respectively, failed to dislodge Maxentius who, with the luke warm support of his father Maximianus Herculius, was acclaimed princeps on 28 October 306, he was sent by the eastern emperor to Maxentius as an ambassador; the diplomatic mission, however, failed because the usurper refused to submit to the authority of his father-in-law Galerius. At the Conference of Carnuntum which was held in October or November of 308, Licinius was made an Augustus on 11 November 308; his realm included Thrace, Illyricum, and Pannonia.

Licinius' Early Reign

Although Licinius was initially appointed by Galerius to replace Severus to end the revolt of Maxentius , Licinius (perhaps wisely) made no effort to move against the usurper. In fact, his first attested victory was against the Sarmatians probably in the late spring, but no later than the end of June in 310. When the Emperor Galerius died in 311, Licinius met Maximinus Daia at the Bosporus during the early summer of that year; they concluded a treaty and divided Galerius' realm between them. It was little more than a year later that the Emperor Constantine defeated Maxentius at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge on 28 October 312. After the defeat of the usurper, Constantine and Licinius met at Mediolanum (Milan) where Licinius married the former's sister Constantia; one child was born of this union: Valerius Licinianus Licinius. Licinius had another son, born of a slave woman, whose name is unknown. It appears that both emperors promulgated the so-called Edict of Milan, in which Constantine and Licinius granted Christians the freedom to practice their faith without any interference from the state.

As soon as he seems to have learned about the marital alliance between Licinius and Constantine and the death of Maxentius, who had been his ally, Daia traversed Asia Minor and, in April 313, he crossed the Bosporus and went to Byzantium, which he took from Licinius after an eleven day siege. On 30 April 313 the armies of both emperors clashed on the Campus Ergenus; in the ensuing battle Daia's forces were routed. A last ditch stand by Daia at the Cilician Gates failed; the eastern emperor subsequently died in the area of Tarsus probably in July or August 313. As soon as he arrived in Nicomedeia, Licinius promulgated the Edict of Milan. As soon as he had matters in Nicomedeia straightened out, Licinius campaigned against the Persians in the remaining part of 313 and the opening months of 314.

The First Civil War Between Licinius and Constantine

Once Licinius had defeated Maximinus Daia, the sole rulers of the Roman world were he and Constantine. It is obvious that the marriage of Licinius to Constantia was simply a union of convenience. In any case, there is evidence in the sources that both emperors were looking for an excuse to attack the other. The affair involving Bassianus (the husband of Constantius I's daughter Anastasia ), mentioned in the text of Anonymus Valesianus (5.14ff), may have sparked the falling out between the two emperors. In any case, Constantine' s forces joined battle with those of Licinius at Cibalae in Pannonia on 8 October 314. When the battle was over, Constantine prevailed; his victory, however, was Pyrrhic. Both emperors had been involved in exhausting military campaigns in the previous year and the months leading up to Cibalae and each of their realms had expanded so fast that their manpower reserves must have been stretched to the limit. Both men retreated to their own territory to lick their wounds. It may well be that the two emperors made an agreement, which has left no direct trace in the historical record, which would effectively restore the status quo.

Both emperors were variously engaged in different activities between 315 and 316. In addition to campaigning against the Germans while residing in Augusta Treverorum (Trier) in 315, Constantine dealt with aspects of the Donatist controversy; he also traveled to Rome where he celebrated his Decennalia. Licinius, possibly residing at Sirmium, was probably waging war against the Goths. Although not much else is known about Licinius' activities during this period, it is probable that he spent much of his time preparing for his impending war against Constantine; the latter,who spent the spring and summer of 316 in Augusta Treverorum, was probably doing much the same thing. In any case, by December 316, the western emperor was in Sardica with his army. Sometime between 1 December and 28 February 317, both emperors' armies joined battle on the Campus Ardiensis; as was the case in the previous engagement, Constantine' s forces were victorious. On 1 March 317, both sides agreed to a cessation of hostilities; possibly because of the intervention of his wife Constantia, Licinius was able to keep his throne, although he had to agree to the execution of his colleague Valens, who the eastern emperor had appointed as his colleague before the battle, as well as to cede some of his territory to his brother-in-law.

Licinius and the Christians

Although the historical record is not completely clear, Licinius seems to have campaigned against the Sarmatians in 318. He also appears to have been in Byzantium in the summer of 318 and later in June 323. Beyond these few facts, not much else is known about his residences until mid summer of 324. Although he and Constantine had issued the Edict of Milan in early 313, Licinius turned on the Christians in his realm seemingly in 320. The first law that Licinius issued prevented bishops from communicating with each other and from holding synods to discuss matters of interest to them. The second law prohibited men and women from attending services together and young girls from receiving instruction from their bishop or schools. When this law was issued, he also gave orders that Christians could hold services only outside of city walls. Additionally, he deprived officers in the army of their commissions if they did not sacrifice to the gods. Licinius may have been trying to incite Constantine to attack him. In any case, the growing tension between the two rulers is reflected in the consular Fasti of the period.

The Second Civil War Between Licinius and Constantine and Licinius' Death

War actually broke out in 321 when Constantine pursued some Sarmatians, who had been ravaging some territory in his realm, across the Danube. When he checked a similar invasion of the Goths, who were devastating Thrace, Licinius complained that Constantine had broken the treaty between them. Having assembled a fleet and army at Thessalonica, Constantine advanced toward Adrianople. Licinius engaged the forces of his brother-in-law near the banks of the Hebrus River on 3 July 324 where he was routed; with as many men as he could gather, he headed for his fleet which was in the Hellespont. Those of his soldiers who were not killed or put to flight, surrendered to the enemy. Licinius fled to Byzantium, where he was besieged by Constantine. Licinius' fleet, under the command of the admiral Abantus, was overcome by bad weather and by Constantine' s fleet which was under the command of his son Crispus. Hard pressed in Byzantium, Licinius abandoned the city to his rival and fled to Chalcedon in Bithynia. Leaving Martinianus, his former magister officiorum and now his co-ruler, to impede Constantine' s progress, Licinius regrouped his forces and engaged his enemy at Chrysopolis where he was again routed on 18 September 324. He fled to Nicomedeia which Constantine began to besiege. On the next day Licinius abdicated and was sent to Thessalonica, where he was kept under house arrest. Both Licinius and his associate were put to death by Constantine. Martinianus may have been put to death before the end of 324, whereas Licinius was not put to death until the spring of 325. Rumors circulated that Licinius had been put to death because he attempted another rebellion against Constantine.

Copyright (C) 1996, Michael DiMaio, Jr.
Published: De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Rulers and their Families http://www.roman-emperors.org/startup.htm. Used by permission.

Edited by J. P. Fitzgerald, Jr.

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141 - Diocletian - Follis - RIC VI Trier 677a (corr. Cyzicus)70 viewsObv:– D N DIOCLETIANO FELICISSIMO SEN AVG, laureate bust right in imperial mantle, olive branch in right hand, mappa in left
Rev:– PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG, Providentia standing right, extending right hand to Quies standing left, branch upward in right hand, vertical sceptre in left
Minted in Cyzicus (not Trier) ( S | F / KS //PTR)
Reference:– RIC VI Trier 677a (R) (see notes)
Notes:- This is perhaps one of the most unusual issues in the entire follis series. It is nearly always attributed to Trier (Treveri), but a comparison of portrait styles and an examination of follis hoards reveals that this issue was not struck in Trier but in Cyzicus. Two officinae struck this issue, and the KS in the field between the two figures is actually the mintmark, not the PTR. A look at the coins of Cyzicus (RIC 22-23) shows that the same two officinae struck this issue without the PTR also. The Senior Augustus issues of Diocletian and Maximianus were struck at every mint currently in operation. Apparently, the first coins of this type were prepared at Trier and examples were sent to the various mints for the individual mints to copy. At Cyzicus, the die engravers copied everything, including the Trier mintmark and put their own mintmark in the field. Eventually someone soon realized the mistake and new dies were prepared with the mintmark in its proper location.

Nicely silvered with little / no visible wear.
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141 - Diocletian - RIC VI Alexandria 46a57 viewsObv:– IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped bust facing right
Rev:– CONCORDIA MILITVM, Diocletian and Maximianus standing facing each other, holding between them globe surmounted by Victory
Minted in Alexandria (B in centre field, ALE in exe.)
References:– RIC VI Alexandria 46a (Common)
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146 - Maximianu Herculius - RIC VII Sicia 41 10 viewsAE 1/4 Follis
Obv:– DIVO MAXIMIANO SEN FORT IMP, Laureate, veiled head right
Rev:– REQVIES OPTIMORVM MERITORVM, Maximianus seated left on a curule chair
Minted in Siscia (//SIS). A.D. 318 – A.D. 319
Reference(s) – RIC VII Sicia 41
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146 - Maximianus - Follis - RIC VI Lugdunum 85 17 viewsFollis
Obv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust left, holding club over right shoulder and lion's skin in left hand
Rev:– GENIO POP-VLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, left hand holding cornucopiae and right hand holding patera, plain altar beneath.
Minted in Lugdunum (_ | A //PLC). Officina 1. Spring A.D. 300 – A.D. 302
Reference(s) – Bastien 148 (8). RIC VI Lugdunum 85 (Rated S)
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146 - Maximianus - Follis - RIC VI Rome 194b 18 viewsFollis
Obv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate head right
Rev:– CONSERVATO-RES VRB SVAE, Roma seated facing, head left, shield at side, holding globe and sceptre in hexastyle temple with knobs as acroteria
Minted in Rome (//R*S). A.D. 305 to A.D. 306
Reference:– RIC VI Rome 194b (S)
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146 - Maximianus - Half Follis - RIC VI Alexandria 91a10 viewsHalf follis
Obv:– DN MAXIMIANO FELICIS, Laureate and mantled bust right, holding olive-branch and mappa
Rev:– PROVIDENTIA DEORVM, Providentia standing right, extending hand to Quies standing light, holding branch and leaning on scepter
Minted in Alexandria (Delta //ALE). A.D. 308
Reference:– RIC VI Alexandria 91a
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II - Bust Type C18 viewsAntoninianus
Obv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right (seen from front)
Rev:– IOVI AVGG, Jupiter standing right holding thunderbolt and spear,eagle at feet.
Minted in Lugdunum (//A). Emission 7. Officina 1. Spring A.D. 290 – A.D. 291
Reference(s) – Cohen -. Bastien - (0). RIC V Pt. 2 Lugdunum - Bust Type C. This reverse type not noted in RIC or Bastien for Maximianus Herculius. It is noted in RIC and Bastien for Diocletian (RIC quotes as common, Bastien 300 (1), 301 (1) and 302 (3) would appear to counter this rating)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II - Bust Type F11 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PIETAS AVGG, Pietas standing right, holding patera over altar
Minted in Lugdunum (//B). Emission 7, Officina 2. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
Reference(s) – RIC V pt II -. Cohen -. Voetter -. Bastien 390 (3 examples cited). Would be near RIC 410.
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 346 Bust Type F16 viewsObv:– MAXIMIANVS • P • F • AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– ABVNDANT AVGG, Abundantia, standing right, empting cornucopiae
Minted in Lugdunum (Γ in exe). Emission 12 (Second series, short legends), Officina 3. A.D. 294
References:– Cohen 1. RIC V Part 2 346 Bust Type F (Scarce). Bastien Volume VII 661 (2 examples cited).
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 348 Bust Type F12 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– AEQVITAS AVGG, Aequitas standing left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopia in left hand
Minted in Lugdunum (B in exe). Emission 7. Officina 1. Spring A.D. 290 – A.D. 291
References:– Cohen 11. RIC V Part 2 348 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 351 (9 examples cited though this example has a reverse legend break not noted in Bastien).
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 353 Bust Type F30 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– COMES AVGG, Minerva, standing left, holding spear with left hand on shield
Minted in Lugdunum (C in exe). Emission 8, Officina 3. A.D. 292
References:– RIC V Part 2 353 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 448
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 358 Bust Type F27 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– FELICIT PVBL, Felicitas standing left, legs grossed, holding caduceus and leaning against column
Minted in Lugdunum (B in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 2. Spring A.D. 290 to A.D. 291
References:– Cohen 95. RIC V Part 2 358 Bust Type F.
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 365 Bust Type F26 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– HERCVLI INVICTO AVGG, Hercules standing left holding Victory on globe in right and club and lion skin in left
Minted in Lugdunum (S in left field). Emission 5, Officina 2. Autumn A.D. 277 – Autumn A.D. 279
References:– RIC V Part 2 365 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 178.
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 370 var26 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield
Rev:– HERCVLI INVICTO AVGG, Hercules standing facing, head left, lion-skin over left arm and leaning on club, Victory on globe in right hand
Minted in Lugdunum (S in left field). Emission 5, Officina 2. Autumn A.D. 277 – Autumn A.D. 279
References:– Cohen -. RIC V Part 2 370 var (not listed with this bust type in RIC). Bastien Volume VII 188 (3 3examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 371 Bust Type C16 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– HERCVLI PACIFERO, Hercules standing left holding branch & club, lion skin over arm.
Minted in Lugdunum (B in left field, SML in exe). Emission 4. Officina 2. start to Summer A.D. 287
References:– Cohen 282. RIC V Part 2 371 Bust Type C. Bastien Volume VII 116 (25 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 371 Bust Type C 11 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– HERCVLI PACIFERO, Hercules standing left holding branch & club, lion skin over arm.
Minted in Lugdunum (Δ in left field). Emission 3. Officina 4. Spring A.D. 290 – A.D. 291
References:– Cohen 282. RIC V Part 2 371 Bust Type C. Bastien Volume VII 95 (20 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 371 Bust Type C7 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– HERCVLI PACIFERO, Hercules standing left holding branch & club, lion skin over arm.
Minted in Lugdunum (B in left field, SML in exe). Emission 4. Officina 2. start to Summer A.D. 287
References:– Cohen 282. RIC V Part 2 371 Bust Type C. Bastien Volume VII 116 (25 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 372 var Bust Type C 7 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– HERCVLI PACIFERO, Hercules standing left holding branch & club, lion skin over arm.
Minted in Lugdunum (Γ in left field). Emission 3. Officina 3. Spring A.D. 290 – A.D. 291
References:– Cohen 280. RIC V Part 2 372 Bust Type C (Not listed with Γ in left field in RIC). Bastien Volume VII 94 (16 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 384 Bust Type F17 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– IOVI AVGG, Jupiter standing left, holding victory in right hand and leaning on scepter in left hand, at foot eagle
Minted in Lugdunum (//A). Emission 7. Officina 1. Spring A.D. 290 – A.D. 291
Reference:– Cohen 313. RIC V Pt. 2 384 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII - 331 (9 examples cited).
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 386 Bust Type F9 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– IOVI AVGG, Jupiter seated left, holding victory on globe in right hand and leaning on scepter in left hand
Minted in Lugdunum (//A). Emission 8. Officina 1. A.D. 292
Reference:– Cohen 323. RIC V Pt. 2 386 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 440 (25 examples cited).
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 386 Bust Type F6 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– IOVI AVGG, Jupiter seated left, holding victory on globe in right hand and leaning on scepter in left hand
Minted in Lugdunum (//C). Emission 8. Officina 3. A.D. 292
Reference:– Cohen 323. RIC V Pt. 2 386 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 451 (4 examples cited).
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 388 Bust Type C17 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt in right hand and scepter in left hand.
Minted in Lugdunum (Retrograde C in left field). Emission 2. Officina 3. Spring to Summer A.D. 286
Reference:– Cohen 362. RIC V Pt. 2 Lugdunum 388 Bust Type C. Bastien Volume VII 64 (6 examples cited).
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 388 var Bust Type C9 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt in right hand and scepter in left hand.
Minted in Lugdunum (C in left field). Emission 2. Officina 3. Spring to Summer A.D. 286
Reference:– Cohen 362. RIC V Pt. 2 Lugdunum 388 var Bust Type C (Not listed with C in left field in RIC). Bastien Volume VII 60 (9 examples cited).
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 390 Bust Type C (front)19 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from rear
Rev:– IOVI TVTATORI AVGG, Jupiter standing left, holding Victory and scepter, eagle at feet
Minted in Lugdunum (//P). Emission 5, Officina 1. Autumn A.D. 287- Autumn A.D. 289
Reference:– Cohen -. Bastien Volume VII - (unlisted with this bust type in Bastien). RIC V Pt. 2 390
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 390 Bust Type C (rear)17 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from rear
Rev:– IOVI TVTATORI AVGG, Jupiter standing left, holding Victory and scepter, eagle at feet
Minted in Lugdunum (//P). Emission 5, Officina 1. Autumn A.D. 287- Autumn A.D. 289
Reference:– Cohen -. Bastien Volume VII 154 (2 examples cited). RIC V Pt. 2 390
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 395 Bust Type F12 viewsObv:– MAXIMIANVS • P• F • AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AETERN, Pax walking left holding olive-branch and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (A in exe.). Emission 12 (Second series, short legends), Officina 3. A.D. 294
References:– RIC V Part 2 395 Bust Type F (Scarce). Bastien Volume VII 609 (2 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 396 Bust Type F22 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG, Pax standing left, with Victory on globe and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (S in exe.). Emission 6, Officina 2. Autumn A.D. 289 – Early A.D. 290
References:– RIC V Part 2 396 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 277
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 396 Bust Type F13 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG, Pax standing left, with Victory on globe and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (S in exe.). Emission 6, Officina 2. Autumn A.D. 289 – Early A.D. 290
References:– RIC V Part 2 396 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 277
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 398 Bust Type C14 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG Pax standing left, with Victory on globe and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (B in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 2. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– RIC V Part 2 398 Bust Type C. Bastien Volume VII 373 (6 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 398 Bust Type F19 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Radiate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG Pax standing left, with Victory on globe and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (C in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 3. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– RIC V Part 2 398 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII - (Not listed in Bastien from this officina)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 398 Bust Type F20 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Radiate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG Pax standing left, with Victory on globe and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (B in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 2. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– RIC V Part 2 398 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 374 (15 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 39923 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate bust left in imperial mantle
Rev:– PAX AVGG Pax standing left, with Victory on globe and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (B in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 2. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– RIC V Part 2 399 (S). Bastien Volume VII 385 (7 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 399 Bust Type C27 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG Pax standing left, with Victory on globe and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (B in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 2. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– RIC V Part 2 399 Bust Type C. Bastien Volume VII 379
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 399 Bust Type F66 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG Pax standing left, with Victory on globe and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (B in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 2. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– RIC V Part 2 399 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 380
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 399 Bust Type F14 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG Pax standing left, with Victory on globe and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (S in exe.). Emission 6, Officina 2. Autumn A.D. 289 – Early A.D. 290
References:– RIC V Part 2 399 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 285
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 399 Bust Type H21 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle
Rev:– PAX AVGG Pax standing left, with Victory on globe and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (B in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 2. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– RIC V Part 2 399 Bust Type H (S). Bastien Volume VII 387
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 399 Bust Type H12 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle
Rev:– PAX AVGG Pax standing left, with Victory on globe and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (B in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 2. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– RIC V Part 2 399 Bust Type H (S). Bastien Volume VII 387
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 40420 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, helmeted cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG, Minerva standing left, olive branch upward in right hand, spear in left and resting left hand on shield
Minted in Lugdunum (C in left field, Thunderbolt in exe). Emission 10, Officina 3. 1st March A.D. 293 – 20th November A.D. 293
Reference:– Cohen 427. RIC V Pt. 2 404. Bastien Volume VII 496 (9 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 407 Bust Type F13 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG, Pax standing left, olive branch upward in right hand, transverse scepter in left
Minted in Lugdunum (//B). Emission 12, Officina 2. A.D. 294
Reference:– Cohen -. RIC V Pt. 2 407 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 597 (3 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 408 Bust Type F16 viewsObv:– MAXIMIANVS • P • F • AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG, Pax standing left, olive branch upward in right hand, scepter in left
Minted in Lugdunum (//A). Emission 12, Officina A. A.D. 294
Reference:– Cohen -. RIC V Pt. 2 408 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 613 (5 examples cited)

Very large flan.
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 408 Bust Type F4 viewsObv:– MAXIMIANVS • P • F • AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG, Pax standing left, olive branch upward in right hand, scepter in left
Minted in Lugdunum (//A). Emission 12, Officina A. A.D. 294
Reference:– Cohen -. RIC V Pt. 2 408 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 613 (5 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 408 Bust Type F14 viewsObv:– MAXIMIANVS • P • F • AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG, Pax standing left, olive branch upward in right hand, scepter in left
Minted in Lugdunum (//A). Emission 12, Officina A. A.D. 294
Reference:– Cohen -. RIC V Pt. 2 408 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 613 (5 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 422 Bust Type C16 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– SALVS AVGG, Salus standing right, feeding snake from patera
Minted in Lugdunum (C in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 3. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– RIC V Part 2 422 Bust Type C. Bastien Volume VII 409
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 422 Bust Type F11 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– SALVS AVGG, Salus standing right, feeding snake from patera
Minted in Lugdunum (C in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 3. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– RIC V Part 2 422 Bust Type F. Bastien Volume VII 410 (62 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 422 Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding globe38 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding globe
Rev:– SALVS AVGG, Salus standing right, feeding snake from patera
Minted in Lugdunum (C in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 3. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– RIC V Part 2 422 Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding globe (R). Bastien Volume VII 415

Rare bust. Almost completely silvered. Nicely detailed reverse especially on platter.
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 422 var Bust Type F22 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– SALVS AVGG, Salus standing right, feeding snake from patera
Minted in Lugdunum (Retrograde C in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 3. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– RIC V Part 2 422 Bust Type C. Bastien Volume VII 429 (2 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 422 var Bust Type H10 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding eagle tipped sceptre
Rev:– SALVS AVGG, Salus standing right, feeding snake from patera
Minted in Lugdunum (T in exe.). Emission 6, Officina 3. Autumn A.D. 289 to Early A.D. 290
References:– RIC V Part 2 422 Bust Type H. Bastien Volume VII 297 (8 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 422 var Bust Type H18 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding eagle tipped sceptre
Rev:– SALVS AVGG, Salus standing right, feeding snake from patera
Minted in Lugdunum (C in exe.). Emission 7, Officina 3. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– RIC V Part 2 422 Bust Type H. Bastien Volume VII 416 (22 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 428 Bust Type F8 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– SECVRIT PERP, Securitas standing right, leaning on column with hand raised to head
Minted in Lugdunum (// P). Emission 6, Officina 1. Autumn A.D. 289 – start A.D. 290
Reference(s) – RIC V Pt. 2 428 Bust Type F. Cohen 531. Bastien VII 264 (5 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 43213 viewsAntoninianus
Obv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVS AVGG, Jupiter standing right, holding scepter, clasping hand of Hercules standing left holding club and lion’s skin
Minted in Lugdunum (//C). Emission 2, Officina 3. Spring to Summer A.D. 286
Reference:– Cohen 604. Bastien VII 62 (12). RIC V Pt. 2 432
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 432 Bust Type C13 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVS AVGG, Jupiter standing right, holding scepter, clasping hand of Hercules standing left holding club and lion’s skin
Minted in Lugdunum (D in centre field). Emission 2, Officina 4. Spring – Summer A.D. 286
References:– Cohen 604. RIC V Part 2 432 Bust Type C. Bastien Volume VII 71 (26 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 437 Bust Type C8 viewsAntoninianus
Obv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVS AVGG, Hercules, standing right, leaning on club, with lion’s skin on rock.
Minted in Lugdunum (Retrograde C|_). Emission 5. Officina 4. Autumn A.D. 287 – Autumn A.D. 289
Reference:– Cohen 565 Bastien 65 (2 examples cited). RIC V Pt. 2 Lugdunum 437

Weight 3.93g. 22.64mm. 180 degrees
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 437 corr. Bust Type C25 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVS AVGG, Hercules, standing right, with club and lions skin on rock
Minted in Lugdunum (D in left field). Emission 2, Officina 4. Spring – Summer A.D. 286
References:– RIC V Part 2 437 corr. Bust Type C (RIC notes as D in centre field in error). Bastien Volume VII 67
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 437 corr. Bust Type C12 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVS AVGG, Hercules, standing right, with club and lions skin on rock
Minted in Lugdunum (D in left field). Emission 2, Officina 4. Spring – Summer A.D. 286
References:– RIC V Part 2 437 corr. Bust Type C (RIC notes as D in centre field in error). Bastien Volume VII 67
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 441 Bust Type F20 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVS AVGG, Hercules, standing right, leaning on club, with lion’s skin on rock
Minted in Lugdunum (// C). Emission 8, Officina 3. A.D. 292
Reference(s) – RIC V Pt. 2 441 Bust Type F. Cohen 567. Bastien XI 456
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 446 var Bust Type F22 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVS AVGG, Soldier standing left holding olive-branch and spear, beside him shield
Minted in Lugdunum (//C). Emission 7, Officina 3. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
Reference:– RIC V Pt 2 Lugdunum 446. Cohen 557. Bastien XI 423 (3 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 447 Bust Type H12 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle
Rev:– VIRTVS AVGG, Soldier standing left holding olive-branch and spear, beside him shield
Minted in Lugdunum (//III). Emission 11, Officina 3. November to End A.D. 293
Reference:– RIC V Pt 2 Lugdunum 447 Bust Type H. Cohen 556. Bastien VII 581 (7 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 454 Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right13 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVTI AVGG, Hercules, standing right, with club thrown behind him
Minted in Lugdunum (-). Emission 5. Autumn A.D. 287 – Autumn A.D. 289
Reference(s) – Bastien XI 215. RIC V Pt 2 Lugdunum 454 (S)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 458 Bust Type C11 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Radiate, helmeted cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVTI AVGG, Hercules, standing right, with club thrown behind him
Minted in Lugdunum (No marks). Emission 5. Officina 3. Autumn A.D. 287 – Autumn A.D. 289
Reference:– Cohen -. RIC V Pt. 2 458 Bust Type C. Bastien Volume VII 216 (5 examples cited).
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 458 Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right47 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Radiate, helmeted cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVTI AVGG, Hercules, standing right, with club thrown behind him
Minted in Lugdunum (No marks). Emission 5. Officina 3. Autumn A.D. 287 – Autumn A.D. 289
Reference:– Cohen 647. Bastien Volume VII 218. RIC V Pt. 2 458 (S)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 460 Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left21 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust left
Rev:– VIRTVTI AVGG, Hercules, standing right, with club thrown behind him, being crowned by Victory flying right
Minted in Lugdunum (No marks). Emission 5. Officina 3. Autumn A.D. 287 – Autumn A.D. 289
Reference:– RIC V Pt. 2 Lugdunum 460. Bastien 231 (1 example cited)

Fully silvered with very little sign of wear. A very pleasing example in hand. If only I could improve my photography to show how nice the silvering is
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 462 Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right23 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVTI AVGG, Hercules, standing right, with club thrown behind him, being crowned by Victory flying right
Minted in Lugdunum (No marks). Emission 5. Officina 3. Autumn A.D. 287 – Autumn A.D. 289
References:– RIC V Part 2 462 Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right (S) . Bastien Volume VII 233
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 466 Bust Type H19 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle
Rev:– VOTIS X, Emperors standing face to face sacrificing at altar
Minted in Lugdunum (no marks). Emission 10. 3rd Series. 1st March A.D. 293 – 20th November A.D. 293
References:– RIC V Part 2 466 Bust Type H (S). Bastien 528 (2 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 506 Bust Type C34 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter
Minted in Rome (XXIZ in exe.) A.D. 285-286
References:– RIC V Part II 506 Bust Type C. Cohen 355
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 506 Bust Type C 24 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter
Minted in Rome (XXIA in exe.) A.D. 285-286
References:– RIC V Part II 506 Bust Type C. Cohen 355

A flat strike to the centres but otherwise a very nice coin. Virtually fully silvered.
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 506 Bust Type C24 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– CONCORDIA AVGG, Two Concordiae holding hands, one holding cornuciopia.
Minted in Lugdunum (//II). Emission 11, Officina 2. 20th November to end A.D. 293
Reference:– Bastien VII 542 (7 examples cited). RIC V Pt. 2 355 Bust Type F
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 506 Bust Type C10 viewsAntoninianus
Obv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG, Jupiter, standing left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre.
Minted in Rome (//XXIE). A.D. 285-286
Reference(s) – RIC V Pt. 2 506 Bust Type C (C)

3.67 gms, 23.47mm. 180 degrees.
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 515 Bust Type F7 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVS AVGG, Hercules walking right, trophy over left shoulder, lion's skin draped over left arm, holding club in right hand
Minted in Rome (//XXIS).
Reference:– RIC V Pt. 2 515 Bust Type F.
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 55944 viewsObv:– IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate bust right
Rev:– IOVI CONSERVAT, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and spear
Minted in Ticinum (TXXIT in exe.)
References:– RIC V Part II 559
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 559 15 viewsObv:– IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– IOVI CONSERVAT, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and spear
Minted in Ticinum (PXXIT in exe.)
References:– RIC V Part II 559
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 561a Bust Type C12 viewsObv:- IMP C M VAL MAXIMIANVS AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right (seen from front)
Rev:- IOVI CONSERVAT, Jupiter standing facing, looking right, holding sceptre in right hand and a thunderbolt in left
Minted in Ticinum; B | _ //XXIT.
Reference:- RIC VI-2, 561a
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146 - Maximianus - RIC V pt II 59552 viewsObv:– IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– CONCORDIA MILITVM, Maximianus standing right, holding sceptre and receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter standing left, holding long sceptre
Mint in Heraclea (Γ in centre field, .XXI. in exe.) from A.D. 292 - 295
References:– RIC V Part II 595
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI London 1738 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, left hand holding cornucopiae and right hand holding patera
Minted in London (No Marks). Spring A.D. 307
Reference:– RIC VI London 17.
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI London 23a21 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae
Minted in London (No marks), From A.D. 300
References:– RIC VI London 23a
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI London 6b28 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae
Minted in London (No marks), From A.D. 300
References:– RIC VI London 6b

Lots of residial silvering remaining.
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI Lugdunum 043 var (B | _ //PL)23 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, left hand holding cornucopiae and right hand holding patera
Minted in Lugdunum (B | _ //PL). A.D. 296
Reference:– RIC VI Lugdunum - (RIC 43 var officina not listed in RIC). Bastien XI 63 ii (2)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI Lugdunum 092b32 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, left hand holding cornucopiae and right hand holding patera, plain altar beneath
Minted in Lugdunum (B in right field, PLC in exe.), A.D. 301 – 303
References:– RIC VI Lugdunum 92b. Bastien XI 339 (3 examples)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI Lugdunum 108b (_|A)17 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Laureate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, left hand holding cornucopiae and right hand holding patera, plain altar beneath
Minted in Lugdunum (A in right field, PLC in exe.), A.D. 301 – 303
References:– RIC VI Lugdunum 108b . Bastien Volume XI 322
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI Lugdunum 108b (_|B)25 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Laureate cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, left hand holding cornucopiae and right hand holding patera, plain altar beneath
Minted in Lugdunum (B in right field, PLC in exe.), A.D. 301 – 303
References:– RIC VI Lugdunum 108b . Bastien Volume XI 342
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI Lugdunum 20313 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, left hand holding cornucopiae and right hand holding patera, plain altar beneath
Minted in Lugdunum (_ | N //PLC). Spring A.D. 307
References:– RIC VI Lugdunum 203. Bastien XI 392 (15 examples cited)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI Lugdunum 234 (Senior Augustus)15 viewsObv:– DN MAXIMIANO P F S AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POP ROM, Genius standing left, modius on head, loins draped, right hand holding patera, left hand holding cornucopiae
Minted in Lugdunum (N in right field, PLG in exe). November to December A.D. 307
Reference:– RIC VI Lugdunum 234 (S) Bastien Volume XI 427 (5 examples)
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI Lugdunum 253 (Senior Augustus)21 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POP ROM, Genius standing left, modius on head, loins draped, right hand holding patera, left hand holding cornucopiae, altar to left
Minted in Lugdunum (// PLC). Autumn A.D. 307 to Summer A.D. 308
Reference:– RIC VI Lugdunum 253 (S) Bastien Volume X1 468
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI Lugdunum 288 (Senior Augustus) 8 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POP ROM, Genius standing left, modius on head, loins draped, right hand holding patera, left hand holding cornucopiae
Minted in Lugdunum (CI in left field, H over S in right field, PLC in exe).
Reference:– RIC VI Lugdunum 288
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI Lugdunum 288 (Senior Augustus)24 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POP ROM, Genius standing left, modius on head, loins draped, right hand holding patera, left hand holding cornucopiae
Minted in Lugdunum (CI in left field, H over S in right field, PLC in exe).
Reference:– RIC VI Lugdunum 288
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI Serdica 3b34 viewsObv:– IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate bust facing right
Rev:– GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae
Minted in Serdica (Δ in right field, •SM•SD• in exe.), A.D. 303 – 305
References:– RIC VI Serdica 3b

Nearly fully silvered.
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146 - Maximianus - RIC VI Trier 16589 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Laureate bust facing right
Rev:– GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae
Minted in Trier (A in left field, Γ in right field, TR in exe.) A.D. 296 - 297
References:– RIC VI Trier 165 (Rare)

Nearly fully silvered
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - Antoninianus - RIC V 369 var20 viewsAntoninianus
Obv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– HERCVLI INVICTO AVGG, Hercules standing facing, head left, lion-skin over left arm and leaning on club, Victory on globe in right hand
Minted in Lugdunum (S | _). Emission 5, Officina 1. Autumn A.D. 287- Autumn A.D. 289
Reference:– Cohen -. Bastien XI 181 (1 example cited). RIC V Pt. 2 369 var (Not listed with this bust type in RIC).
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - Antoninianus - RIC V 369 var26 viewsAntoninianus
Obv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– HERCVLI INVICTO AVGG, Hercules standing facing, head left, lion-skin over left arm and leaning on club, Victory on globe in right hand
Minted in Lugdunum (S | _). Emission 5, Officina 1. Autumn A.D. 287- Autumn A.D. 289
Reference:– Cohen -. Bastien XI 181 (1 example cited). RIC V Pt. 2 369 var (Not listed with this bust type in RIC).
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - Antoninianus - RIC V 388 var39 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– IOVI CONSERVATORI, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt in right hand and scepter in left hand.
Minted in Lugdunum (C|_). Emission 2. Officina 3. Spring to Summer A.D. 286
Reference:– Cohen 362. Bastien 60 (9 examples cited). RIC V Pt. 2 Lugdunum 388 Bust Type C var (C) (Not listed with C in left field in RIC)
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - Antoninianus - RIC V 58018 viewsObv:- IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:- CONSERVATOR AVGG, Emperor & Hercules sacrificing at altar
Minted in Ticinum. -/-/XXIΓ•ΛI
Reference:- RIC 580

Part of the coded HP - KOY - LI series
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - Antoninianus - RIC V Pt 2, 384a12 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– IOVI AVGG, Jupiter seated left, holding victory on globe in right hand and leaning on scepter in left hand
Minted in Lugdunum (//A). Emission 7, Officina 1. Sping A.D. 290 - 291
Reference:– Cohen 319. Bastien XI 332 (7). Voetter p. 57. RIC V Pt. 2 384a (Rated R)

IOVI coins are more usually made for Diocletian with Maximian favouring Hercules. A scarcer military bust type. Virtually fully silvered.
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - Antoninianus - RIC V Pt. 2 -. 23 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, helmeted cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX AVGG, Minerva standing left, olive branch upward in right hand, spear in left and resting left hand on shield
Minted in Lugdunum (//A). Emission 10, second series, Officina 1. 1st March A.D. 293 – 20th November A.D. 293
Reference(s) – Cohen 427. Bastien XI 503 (15). RIC V Pt. 2 -.
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - Follis - RIC VI Alexandria 34b 14 viewsFollis
Obv:– IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate head right
Rev:– GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia
Minted in Alexandria (S | E / P //ALE). A.D. 305 to A.D. 306
Reference(s) – RIC VI Alexandria 34b
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - Follis - RIC VI Alexandria 54 21 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate head right
Rev:– IOVI CONS CAES, Jupiter standing left, holding Victoriola in right hand, leaning on sceptre in left, chlamys over left shoulder
Minted in Alexandria (S | D/P //ALE). A.D. 305 to A.D. 306
Reference:– RIC VI Alexandria 54 (S)
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - Follis - RIC VI Cyzicus 23b 35 viewsObv:– D N MAXIMIANO FELICISSIMO SEN AVG, laureate bust right in imperial mantle, olive branch in right hand, mappa in left
Rev:– PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG, Providentia standing right, extending right hand to Quies standing left, branch upward in right hand, vertical sceptre in left
Minted in Cyzicus (S | F // KD). A.D. 305-306
Reference:- RIC VI Cyzicus 23b (Scarce)

Nice condition and nearly fully silvered.
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - Follis - RIC VI London 17b21 viewsObv:- IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:- GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia
Minted in London, A.D. 298-300
Reference:- RIC VI London 17b
28mm, 8.3 grams
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - Follis - RIC VI Lugdunum 108b16 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POP-VLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, left hand holding cornucopiae and right hand holding patera, plain altar beneath
Minted in Lugdunum (_ | B / PLC). A.D. 289
Reference:– Bastien XI 342 ii (61). RIC VI Lugdunum 108b Bust type B

Weight 9.67g. 28.65mm.
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - Follis - RIC VI Lugdunum 23713 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POP ROM, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, left hand holding cornucopiae and right hand holding patera.
Minted in Lugdunum (_ | N / PLC). A.D. 307 - 310
Reference:– RIC VI Lugdunum 237 (Scarce)
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - Half Follis - RIC VII Rome 11015 viewsObv:– DIVO MAXIMIANO SEN FORT IMP, veiled and laureate head right
Rev:– MEMORIAE AETERNAE, eagle standing right, looking left, wings spread
Minted in Rome (// RT). A.D. 317-318
Reference:– RIC VII Rome110 (R3)

Divo Maximianus half follis issued by Constantine I A.D. 317-318
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - RIC VI Antioch 112c34 viewsFollis
Obv:– IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO IMP-ERATORIS, Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia
Minted in Antioch (_ | Theta / E //ANT Dot). Early to Later A.D. 309
Reference:– RIC VI Antioch 112c (R) (Citing Oxford; Apparently a rare issue for Maximianus Herculius and only issued from this officina)
 
6.39 gms. 26.19 mm. 0 degrees. Better than the RIC plate coin (reverse only illustrated).
 
From RIC Notes "A very remarkable innovation, peculiar to this issue, is the reappearance of Herculius (with the long legend Imp C M Aur Val Maximianus P F Aug matching those of Galerius and Licinus, and with cuirassed bust) on rare coins with Genio Imperatoris; this is parallelled at the same time (see RIC VI page 656). Expelled from Italy c. April 308, and rejected at the Carnuntum conference in November 308, Herculius had received ample share in the coinage of Constantine's mints, and it seems that Maximinus (now antagonisitc to both Galerius and Licinius) may have been momentarily willing to demontsrate his hostility by including the name of the man who might still play and anti-Galerian part in the west."
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - RIC VI Lugdunum 014b12 viewsAE Follis
Obv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate, bust right
Rev:– GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, left hand holding cornucopiae and right hand holding patera
Minted in Lugdunum (None). c. A.D. 296
Reference:– RIC VI Lugdunum 14b. Bastien XI Annex AN3
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146 - Maximianus Herculius - RIC VI Ticinum 57b 16 viewsFollis
Obv:– D N MAXIMIANO FELICISSIMO SEN AVG, laureate bust right in imperial mantle, olive branch in right hand, mappa in left
Rev:– PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG, Providentia standing right, extending right hand to Quies standing left, branch upward in right hand, vertical sceptre in left
Minted in Ticinum (_ | Dot // TT). A.D. 305-306
Reference:- RIC VI Ticinum 57b (C). Cohen 489

10.64 gms. 27.80 mm. 0 degrees.
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146 - Maximianus Herculius, Antoninianus - RIC 371 Bust Type C 12 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– HERCVLI PACIFERO, Hercules standing left holding branch & club, lion skin over arm
Minted in Lugdunum (D | _). Emission 3, Officina 4. Spring A.D. 290 – A.D. 291
Reference(s) – Cohen 282. Bastien XI 95 (20). RIC V Pt. 2 371 Bust Type C (C)
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146 - Maximianus Herculius, Antoninianus - RIC 40215 viewsObv:– IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Radiate, draped bust left (seen from rear), holding shield and spear
Rev:– PAX AVGG, Pax standing left, with Victory on globe and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (//S). Emission 6, Officina 2. Autumn A.D. 289 to start A.D. 290
Reference:– Cohen 455. Bastien 281 (2 all from same obverse die). RIC 402.

Looking through Bastien this bust would only appear to come from a single die for Maximianus Herculius with just two examples cited so it would appear to be quite scarce.
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146 - Maximianus Herculius, Antoninianus - RIC 42214 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding globe in right hand
Rev:– SALVS AVGG, Salus standing right, feeding snake from patera
Minted in Lugdunum (//C). Emission 7, Officina 3. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291 (Bastien)
Reference:– Cohen 523. Bastien 415 (10 example cited). RIC 422 Radiate bust left in imperial mantle and globe (Scarce)
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146 - Maximianus Herculius, Antoninianus - RIC 60713 viewsObv:– IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right (from rear)
Rev:– CONCORDIA MILITVM, Emperor standing facing right holding parazonium receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter facing left holding sceptre
Minted in Cyzicus (E //XXI).
Reference:– RIC V Pt. 2 607
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146 - Maximianus Herculius, Antoninianus - RIC 62217 viewsObv:– IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– IOV ET HERCV CONSER AVGG, Jupiter facing right holding globe and sceptre, facing Hercules facing left, holding Victory on globe, club and lion's skin
Minted in Antioch (A //XXI dot). A.D. 285-295
Reference:– RIC V Pt. 2 622
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146 - Maximianus Herculius, Antoninianus - RIC 62314 viewsObv:– IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG, Jupiter standing left, holding sceptre, presenting Victory on globe to Emperor, who is standing right, holding sceptre
Minted in Antioch (Z //XXI).
Reference:– RIC V Pt. 2 623
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146 - Maximianus Herculius, Antoninianus - RIC V pt II Cyzicus 607 Bust Type C13 viewsObv:– IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right (from rear)
Rev:– CONCORDIA MILITVM, Emperor standing facing right holding parazonium receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter facing left holding sceptre
Minted in Cyzicus (S //XXI).
Reference:– RIC V Pt. 2 607
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146 - Maximianus Herculius, Antoninianus - RIC V pt II Lugdunum 39917 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, helmeted, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– PAX A-VGG, Pax standing left, with Victory on globe and scepter
Minted in Lugdunum (//B). Emission 7, Officina 2. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
References:– Cohen 443. Bastien 381 (7 examples cited). RIC 399

A scarcer military bust.
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146 - Maximianus Herculius, Antoninianus - RIC V pt II Lugdunum 4479 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– VIRTVS AVGG, Soldier standing left holding olive-branch and spear, beside him shield
Minted in Lugdunum (//C). Emission 7, Officina 3. Spring A.D. 290 A.D. 291
Reference:– Cohen 555. Bastien XI 424 (8 examples cited). RIC V Pt 2 Lugdunum 447 (C)
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146 - Maximianus Herculius, Antoninianus - RIC V pt II Lugdunum 466 Bust Type H 10 viewsObv:– IMP MAXIMIANVS P AVG, Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle
Rev:– VOTIS X, Emperors standing face to face sacrificing at altar
Minted in Lugdunum (-). Emission 10. 3rd Series. 1st March A.D. 293 – 20th November A.D. 293
Reference:– Cohen 671. Bastien XI 528 (2 examples cited). RIC V Pt 2 Lugdunum 466 Bust Type H (S)
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146 - Maximianus Herculius, Follis - RIC VI Lugdunum 253 18 viewsObv:– IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO POP ROM, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, left hand holding cornucopiae and right hand holding patera.
Minted in Lugdunum (// PLC). A.D. 307 - 310
Reference:– Bastien XI 468 . RIC VI Lugdunum 253 (Scarce)
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146 - Maximianus Herculius, Follis - RIC VI Trier 721 16 viewsObv:– D N MAXIMIANO P F S AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– GENIO PO ROM, Genius standing left, holding patera in right hand, cornucopia in left
Minted in Trier (S-A//PTR). A.D. 307
References:– RIC VI Trier 721
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152. Maximianus Herculius (285-310 A.D.)21 viewsAv.: IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
Rv.: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Left: star
Ex.: ST dot

AE Follis Ø28 / 10.5g
RIC VI 33b Ticinum
Juancho
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152. Maximianus Herculius (285-310 A.D.)26 viewsAv.: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG
Rv.: CONCORDIA MILITVM
Centre: epsilon
Ex.: XXI dot

AE Radiatus Ø22 / 3.9g
RIC V-2 607 Cyzicus
Juancho
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158. Theodora (Daughter of Maximianus, 2nd wife of Constantius I)28 viewsAv.: FL MAX THEODORAE AVG
Rv.: PIETAS ROMANA
Ex.: TRP palmbranch

AE Follis Ø15 / 1.5g
RIC VIII 91 Trier
Juancho
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177-192 AD - COMMODUS AR denarius - struck 180 AD43 viewsobv: M COMMODVS ANTONINVS AVG (laureate cuirassed bust right)
rev: TR P V IMP III COS II P P (trophy of arms with two captives - a man and a woman sitting in german shields)
ref: : RIC 9, RSC 791 (8frcs), BMC 9
3.03gms, 18mm
Scarce

History: Under the command of Marcus Valerius Maximianus, the Romans fought and prevailed against the Quadi in a decisive battle at Laugaricio near (modern Trencín, Slovakia). The movie Gladiator (2000) start with a fictional account of a final battle of the Marcomannic Wars.
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1dt Maximianus22 views286-305, 306-308, 310

Quarter Follis

Laureate head, right, IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
Genius standing left, with modius on head, cornucopia & patera, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, SIS in exergue

RIC 146

Eutropius records: [Diocletian] thus became master of the Roman empire; and when the peasants in Gaul made an insurrection, giving their faction the name of Bagaudae, and having for leaders Amandus and Aelianus, he despatched Maximian Herculius, with the authority of Caesar, to suppress them. Maximian, in a few battles of little importance, subdued the rustic multitude, and restored peace to Gaul. . . . While disorder thus prevailed throughout the world, while Carausius was taking arms in Britain and Achilleus in Egypt, while the Quinquegentiani were harassing Africa, and Narseus was making war upon the east, Diocletian promoted MAXIMIAN HERCULIUS from the dignity of Caesar to that "of emperor, and created Constantius and Maximian Galerius Caesars. . . .

Maximian the emperor, brought the war to an end in Africa, by subduing the Quinquegentiani, and compelling them to make peace. . . .

Herculius was undisguisedly cruel, and of a violent temper, and showed his severity of disposition in the sternness of his looks. Gratifying his own inclination, he joined with Diocletian in even the most cruel of his proceedings. But when Diocletian, as age bore heavily upon him, felt himself unable to sustain the government of the empire, he suggested to Herculius that they should both retire into private life, and commit the duty of upholding the state to more vigorous and youthful hands. With this suggestion his colleague reluctantly complied. Both of them, in the same day, exchanged the robe of empire for an ordinary dress, Diocletian at Nicomedia, Herculius at Milan, soon after a magnificent triumph which they celebrated at Rome over several nations, with a noble succession of pictures, and in which the wives, sisters, and children of Narseus were led before their chariots. The one then retired to Salonae, and the other into Lucania.

But after the death of Constantius, CONSTANTINE, his son by a wife of obscure birth, was made emperor in Britain, and succeeded his father as a most desirable ruler. In the meantime the praetorian guards at Rome, having risen in insurrection, declared MAXENTIUS, the son of Maximian Herculius, who lived in the Villa Publica not far from the city, emperor. At the news of this proceeding, Maximian, filled with hopes of regaining the imperial dignity, which he had not willingly resigned, hurried to Rome from Lucania. . . , and stimulated Diocletian by letters to resume the authority that he had laid down, letters which Diocletian utterly disregarded. Severus Caesar, being despatched to Rome by Galerius to suppress the rising of the guards and Maxentius, arrived there with his army, but, as he was laying siege to the city, was deserted through the treachery of his soldiers.

The power of Maxentius was thus increased, and his government established. Severus, taking to flight, was killed at Ravenna. Maximian Herculius, attempting afterwards, in an assembly of the army, to divest his son Maxentius of his power, met with nothing but mutiny and reproaches from the soldiery. He then set out for Gaul, on a planned stratagem, as if he had been driven away by his son, that he might join his son-in-law Constantine, designing, however, if he could find an opportunity, to cut off Constantine, who was ruling in Gaul with great approbation both of the soldiers and the people of the province, having overthrown the Franks and Alemanni with great slaughter, and captured their kings, whom, on exhibiting a magnificent show of games, he exposed to wild beasts. But the plot being made known by Maximian's daughter Fausta, who communicated the design to her husband, Maximian was cut off at Marseilles, whence he was preparing to sail to join his son, and died a well-deserved death. . . .
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1du Constantius I17 views305-306

Quarter Follis

Laureate head, right, IMP CONSTANTIVS P F AVG
Genius standing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae. Mintmark: SIS, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI

Also known as Constantius Chlorus.

RIC 167

After being names Caesar, according to Eutropius: A battle was fought by Constantius Caesar in Gaul, at Lingonae, where he experienced both good and had fortune in one day; for though he was driven into the city by a sudden onset of the barbarians, with such haste and precipitation that after the gates were shut he was drawn up the wall by ropes, yet, when his army came up, after the lapse of scarcely six hours, he cut to pieces about sixty thousand of the Alemanni. . . .

CONSTANTIUS and GALERIUS were made emperors; and the Roman world was divided between them in such a manner, that Constantius had Gaul, Italy, and Africa; Galerius Illyricum, Asia, and the East; two Caesars being joined with them. [Zosimus adds: Three years after Dioclesian died, and the reigning emperors, Constantius and Maximianus Gallerius declared Severus and Maximinus (who was nephew to Gallerius), the Caesars, giving all Italy to Severus, and the eastern provinces to Maximinus.] Constantius, however, content with the dignity of emperor, declined the care of governing Africa. He was an excellent man, of extreme benevolence, who studied to increase the resources of the provinces and of private persons, cared but little for the improvement of the public treasury, and used to say that "it was better for the national wealth to be in the hands of individuals than to be laid up in one place of confinement." So moderate was the furniture of his house, too, that if, on holidays, he had to entertain a greater number of friends than ordinary, his dining-rooms were set out with the plate of private persons, borrowed from their several houses. By the Gauls1 he was not only beloved but venerated, especially because, under his government, they had escaped the suspicious prudence of Diocletian, and the sanguinary rashness of Maximian. He died in Britain, at York, in the thirteenth year of his reign, and was enrolled among the gods.
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1ed Fausta12 viewsAE 3

Draped bust with pearl necklace, right, FLAV MAX FAVSTA AVG
Fausta Constantine II and Constantius II, FAVSTAE NOBILISSIMAE FEMINAE, mintmark: ΓSIS wreath

RIC 197

Zonaras records: When he had succeeded to his father’s realm, [Constantine] ruled Britain and the Alps, and in addition Gaul, still leaning toward the religion of the Hellenes and opposing the Christians, enticed by his wife Fausta toward ardor in the worship of the idols. Fausta was the daughter of Maximianus. . . . From Fausta, the daughter of Maximianus, the sovereign produced three sons—Constantine, Constantius, and Constans—and a daughter Helen, who later married Julian. . . . Fausta, being erotically obsessed with [her stepson Crispus], since she did not find him compliant, denounced him to his father as being in love with her and as having often attempted to use force against her. Hence, Crispus was condemned to death by his father, who had been persuaded by his spouse. When the emperor later realized the truth, he chastened his wife both because of her unchasteness and on account of the murder of his son. For after she had been led into an exceedingly hot bath, there she violently ended her life.
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1eg Delmatius21 viewsCaesar 335-337

AE3, Thessalonica

Laureate, cuirassed bust, right, FL DELMATIVS NOB C two soldiers holding spears and shields with two standards between them, O on banner, GLORIA EXERCITVS. Mintmark: SMTSD.

RIC 202D

Zosimus recorded: After Constantine had oppressed and tormented the people in these various modes, he died of a disease, and was succeeded by his three sons, who were not born of Fausta the daughter of Maximianus Herculius, but of another woman, whom he had put to death for adultery. They devoted themselves more to the pleasures of youth than to the service of the state. They began by dividing the nations between them. Constantine the eldest, and Constans the youngest, having for their share all beyond the Alps, together with Italy and Illyricum, the countries bordering on the Euxine sea and all that belonged to Carthage in Africa; Constantius obtained all Asia, the east, and Egypt. There were likewise others who shared in the government; Dalmatius, whom Constantine made Caesar, Constantius his brother, and Hanniballianus, who had all worn robes of purple embroidered with gold, and were promoted to the order of Nobilissimates by Constantine, from respect to their being of his own family. . . . The empire being thus divided, Constantius who appeared to take pains not to fall short of his father in impiety, began by shedding the blood of his nearest relations. He first caused Constantius, his father's brother, to be murdered by the soldiers ; next to whom he treated Dalmatius in the same manner, as also Optatus whom Constantine had raised to the rank of a Nobilissimate.

A great-nephew of Constantine the Great.
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21 Maximian: Antioch antoninianus.15 viewsAntoninianus, 386 - 395 AD, Antioch mint.
Obverse: IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / Radiate bust of Maximian.
Reverse: IOV ET HERCV CONSER AVGG / Jupiter and Hercules standing face to face, Jupiter holding globe and sceptre; Hercules holding Victory, club, and lion's skin. Crescent and E between them; XXI in exergue.
3.26 gm., 20.5 mm.
RIC #622; Sear #13134.
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22029 Maximianus Herculeus/Concordia11 viewsMaximianus Herculeus/Concordia
Obv: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG
Radiate bust right, draped.
Rev: CONCORDIA MILITVM
Jupiter presents Victory on a globe to Maximianus.
Epsilon in Lower Centre
XXI in Exergue
Mint:Cyzicus 20.6mm 4.6g
RIC V-2 607
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2210914 viewsMaximianus/Concordia
Obv: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS PF AVG,
radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Rev: CONCORDIA MI-LITVM,
Emperor standing right, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter, standing left and holding sceptre.
K delta in lower centre.
Mint: Cyzicus 19mm 3.83g
RIC VI Cyzicus 16B.
Ex Frascatius
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23 Maximian: London follis.12 viewsFollis, ca 298-300 AD, London mint (group II).
Obverse: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / Laureate and curiassed bust of Maximian.
Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / Genius standing, holding patera and cornucopiae.
Mint mark: (none)
9.63 gm., 27 mm.
RIC #6b; Sear unlisted.
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285-305 AD - MAXIMIANUS AE antoninian 23 viewsobv: IMP.C.M.A.VAL.MAXIMIANVS.AVG (radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right)
rev: HERCVLI.CONSERVAT / T / XXIT (Hercules standing right, nude, holding club with lionskin on rock pile to right)
ref: RIC545, C.238
mint: Ticinum, 285-288 AD
3.43gms, 22mm
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285-305 AD - MAXIMIANUS AE antoninianus27 viewsobv: IMP.C.M.A.VAL.MAXIMIANVS.PF.AVG (radiate head right)
rev: VICTORIA.AVGG / Γ / XXI (Maximian, facing left, holding scepter, receiving Victory on globe from Diocletian, facing right)
ref: RIC585, C.545
mint: Siscia, struck 291 AD
4.48gms, 22mm
Rare
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285-305 AD - MAXIMIANUS AE antoninianus54 viewsobv: IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG (radiate, helmeted cuirassed bust right)
rev: PAX AVGG (Minerva standing left, olive branch upward in right hand, spear in left and resting left hand on shield), star on left field, A in ex.
ref: RIC Vii 404v, Cohen 427 (3frcs)
mint: Lugdunum, struck AD 292-293
3.61 gms, 22 mm
Rare
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285-305 AD - MAXIMIANUS AE antoninianus20 viewsobv: IMP C M VAL MAXIMIANVS AVG (radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right)
rev: IOVI CONSERVAT (Jupiter standing left, head turned to right, holding thunderbolt & spear between two standards; eagle at feet left), TXXIT in ex.
ref: RIV Vii 561, RSC 338
mint: Ticinum, struck 290 AD
3.17gms, 22mm

Jupiter the Protector.
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285-305 AD - MAXIMIANUS Potin Tetradrachm 38 viewsobv: A K M OVA MAXIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right
rev: L- G, Nike advancing right holding palm & wreath
ref: Milne ?
mint: Antiochia, struck 288-298 AD
7.53gms, 19mm
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285-305 AD - MAXIMIANUS silvered AE antoninianus16 viewsobv: IMP.C.M.AVR.VAL.MAXIMIANVS.PF.AVG (radiate cuirassed bust right)
rev: IOVI.ET.HERCVLI.CONSER.AVGG / Δ / XXI (Jupiter standing right holding scepter & orb facing Hercules standing left holding Victory & club)
ref: RIC622, C.311
mint: Antiochia, struck 285-295 AD
4.87gms, 22mm
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28617 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
AR antoninianus
Ticinum Mint
IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
CONSERVATOR AVGG
Emperor & Hercules sacrificing at altar
-/-/XXIΓ•ΛI
RIC 580
mauseus
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28614 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
AR antoninianus
Siscia Mint
IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right
VIRTVS AVGVSTORVM
Hercules stg right holding bow, lion scalp and club
-/-/XXIB
RIC 591
mauseus
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28624 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
AE antoninianus
Lugdunum Mint
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust left holding spear & shield
IOVI AVGG
Jupiter stg left holding victory on globe & staff, eagle to left
-/-/A
RIC 384a; Bastien 334
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28618 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
AE antoninianus
Lugdunum Mint
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG
Radiate, consular bust left
PAX AVGG
Pax stg left holding victoriola and transverse sceptre
-/-/B
RIC 399
mauseus
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28620 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
AE antoninianus
Lugdunum Mint
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG
Radiate, consular bust left holding eagle tipped sceptre
PAX AVGG
Pax stg left holding victoriola and transverse sceptre
-/-/B
RIC 399
mauseus
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28619 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
AE antoninianus
Lugdunum Mint
IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
Radiate, helmeted & cuirassed bust right
VIRTVTI AVGG
Hercules stg right wrestling lion, club at feet
-/-/-
RIC 454
mauseus
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28633 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
AE denarius
Ticinum Mint
MAXIMIANVS AVG
Laureate bust right
VTILITAS PVBLICA
Utilitas standing facing, head left
-/-//T
RIC (VI) Ticinum 27b
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28615 viewsMaximian 286-305 AD
AE Follis
Obv: IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG
Laureate, cuirassed bust left
Rev: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Genius standing left, altar to left
-/A//PLC
Lugdunum Mint
RIC (VI) Lyon 113b
mauseus
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28616 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
AE antoninianus
Lugdunum Mint
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right
PAX AVGG
Pax stg left holding victoriola and transverse sceptre
-/-/C
RIC 399
mauseus
rjb_2009_12_09.jpg
28623 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
AE antoninianus
Lugdunum Mint
IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
VIRTVS AVGG
Hercules standing tight leaning on lion clad club
C/-/-
RIC 437
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28612 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
AE antoninianus
Antioch Mint
IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
Radiate, ccuirassed bust right
IOV ET HERCV CONSER AVGG
Hercules stg left holding victoriola to Jupiter stg right holding vertical sceptre and globe
RIC 622
mauseus
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28618 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
AE antoninianus
Rome Mint
IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
IOVI FVLGERATORI
Jupiter standing left, eagle at feet to left
-/-/XXIΓ
RIC 510
mauseus
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28613 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Elpis walking left
mauseus
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28610 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Eirene standing left holding transverse sceptre
mauseus
rjb_2009_12_15.jpg
2869 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Tyche standing left
mauseus
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28613 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Eagle standing left, head right
mauseus
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28615 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
Billon tetradrachm
Alexandria in Egypt
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Nike walking right
mauseus
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28633 viewsMaximianus I 286-305 AD
AE denarius
Uncertain Mint
MAXIMIANVS AVG CONS III
Laureate consular bust left holding eagle tipped sceptre
HERCVLI CONSERVATORI
Hercules standing right leaning on club after completing his labours
-/-//-
RIC (V) -
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286-305 AD, 306-308 AD - Maximianus - RIC VI Cyzicus 15b - CONCORDIA MILITVM50 viewsEmperor: Maximianus (r. 286-305, 306-308 AD)
Date: ca. 295-299 AD
Condition: VF
Denomination: Light Radiate Fraction

Obverse: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
Imperator Consul Marcus Aurelius Maximianus Dutiful and Wise Emperor
Bust right; radiate and cuirassed

Reverse: CONCORDIA MI-LITVM
Unity of the Army.
Prince standing right in military dress receiving small Victory on globe from Jupiter standing left, left leaning on sceptre.
"KE" in center field (Cyzicus mint, fifth officina)

RIC VI Cyzicus 15b; VM 45
2.31g; 21.6mm; 195°
Pep
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35 Maximian: Cyzicus follis.25 viewsFollis, 297 - 299 AD, Cyzicus mint.
Obverse: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / Laureate bust of Maximian.
Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / Genius standing, chlamys over left shoulder, pouring liquid from patera, and holding cornucopiae.
Mint mark: K Δ
8.46 gm., 28.5 mm.
RIC #12b; Sear #13269.
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38 Maximian: Treveri abdication follis.28 viewsFollis, 305-306 AD, Treveri mint.
Obverse: DN MAXIMIANO BAEATISSIMO SEN AVG / Laureate bust of Maximian, wearing the imperial mantle, olive branch in right hand, mappa in left hand.
Reverse: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG / Providentia standing, extending hand to Quies, also standing, holding branch and leaning on sceptre. S F in fields.
Mint mark: PTR
12.62 gm., 27 mm.
RIC #673b; Sear #13394.
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39 Maximian: Treveri 2nd reign follis.17 viewsFollis, summer 307 AD, Treveri mint.
Obverse: DN MAXIMIANO P F S AVG / Laureate bust of Maximian.
Reverse: GENIO POP ROM / Genius standing, holding patera and cornucopiae. S A in fields.
Mint mark: PTR
8.14 gm., 27 mm.
RIC #721; Sear #13446; PBCC #188.
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402. Maximianus53 viewsMarcus Aurelius Valerius Maximianus Herculius (c. 250 - July, 310), known in English as Maximian, was Roman Emperor (together with Diocletian) from March 1, 286 to 305.

Born to a poor family near Sirmium (city in Pannonia), Maximian made a career in the army until 285, when the new emperor Diocletian, a friend of his, made him caesar (sub-emperor) and the ruler of the western part of the empire. The next year Maximian became augustus next to Diocletian, and in 293, when Diocletian introduced the Tetrarchy, Constantius Chlorus became Maximian's caesar and married Maximian's daughter Flavia Maximiana Theodora.

During his reign, Maximianus had several military successes, against the Alemanni and Burgundians in northern Germany, against the Carpi on the Danube frontier and against Carausius, who had rebelled in Britain and declared himself emperor there. He also strengthened the frontier defenses in Africa.

On May 1, 305, Diocletian and Maximian retired together; it is clear that this was not a voluntary act of Maximian's, but that he was forced to do so by Diocletian. Galerius and Constantius Chlorus became the new emperors; Flavius Valerius Severus and Maximinus Daia became their caesars. When Constantius died the next year, Maximian's son Maxentius took the western emperorship, and named Maximian to be his augustus. Maximian resolved the conflicts around this emperorship by defeating Severus and Galerius in battle and bringing Constantius' son Constantine on his side by having Constantine marry his daughter Fausta.

However, in 308 Maximian rebelled against his own son, and marched upon Rome, but was beaten and forced to find refuge with Constantine in Gaul. In 310 he declared himself emperor for the third time, but was unable to defend himself against Constantine, who forced him to commit suicide.

For his own and his colleagues' victories, Maximian received the titles Germanicus Maximus V, Sarmaticus Maximus III, Armeniacus Maximus, Medicus Maximus, Adiabenicus Maximus, Persicus Maximus II, Carpicus Maximus, Britannicus Maximus.

Maximianus 286-305, Reform Follis - Siscia Mint
9.16g
Obv: Bust of Maximianus right "IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG"
Rev: Moneta standing left holding a scale and cornucopiae "SACRA MONET AVGG E CAESS NOSTR" "SIS" in the exergue.
RIC 134b
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405. CONSTANTIUS I, as Caesar53 viewsBorn March 31st, Emperor Flavius Valerius Constantius may have come into the world ca. 250. His family was from Illyricum. In the army he served as a protector, tribunus, and a praeses Dalmatiarum. During the 270s or the 280s, he became the father of Constantine by Helena, his first spouse. By 288 he was the Praetorian Prefect of the western emperor Maximianus Herculius.

On 1 March 293 Diocletian appointed Galerius as his Caesar (junior emperor) in the east and Constantius as the Caesar of Maximianus Herculius. Caesar in the west. Both Caesars had the right of succession. In order to strengthen the dynastic relationship between himself and Herculius., Constantius put aside his wife Helena and married Theodora, the daughter, or perhaps stepdaughter, of Maximianus Herculius. The union was fruitful and of it there were six issue: Flavius Dalmatius, Julius Constantius, Hannibalianus, Constantia, Anastasia, and Eutropia. To strengthen his bond with Galerius and Diocletian in the east, Constantius allowed Galerius to keep his son Constantine as a hostage for his good behavior.

In the remainder of the time that he was a Caesar, Constantius spent much of his time engaged in military actions in the west. In the summer of 293 Constantius expelled the troops of the usurper Carausius from northern Gaul; after Constantius' attack on Bononia (Boulogne), Carausius was murdered. At the same time he dealt with the unrest of the Germans. In 296 he invaded Britain and put down the revolt of the usurper Allectus. Between 300 and 305 A.D. the Caesar campaigned successfully several times with various German tribes. It is worth noting in passing, that while his colleagues rigidly enforced the "Great Persecution in 303," Constantius limited his action to knocking down a few churches.

On 1 May 305 Diocletian, at Nicomedia, and Maximianus Herculius, at Mediolanum (Milan), divested themselves of the purple, probably because of the almost fatal illness that Diocletian contracted toward the end of 304. Diocletian forced Maximianus to abdicate. They appointed as their successors Constantius and Galerius, with Severus and Maximinus Daia as the new Caesars. The retired emperors then returned to private life. Constantius, as had his predecessor, ruled in the west, while Galerius and Daia ruled in the east. Almost as soon as he was appointed Augustus, he crossed to Britain to face incursions by the Picts where he died at York on 25 July 306 with his son at his side.


CONSTANTIUS I, as Caesar. 293-305 AD. Æ Follis (9.24 gm). Lugdunum mint. Struck 301-303 AD. CONSTANTIVS NO[B CAE]S, laureate and draped bust right, holding spear over right shoulder and shield at left / [GENIO POPV]LI ROMANI; altar-B/PLC. RIC VI 136a. VF, brown patina, some silvering. Ex CNG
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406. Galerius40 viewsChristians had lived in peace during most of the rule of Diocletian. The persecutions that began with an edict of February 24, 303, were credited by Christians to the influence of Galerius. Christian houses of assembly were destroyed, for fear of sedition in secret gatherings.

Detail of the Arch of Galerius in Thessaloniki.In 305, on the abdication of Diocletian and Maximian, he at once assumed the title of Augustus, with Constantius his former colleague, and having procured the promotion to the rank of Caesar of Flavius Valerius Severus, a faithful servant, and (Maximinus II Daia), his nephew, he hoped on the death of Constantius to become sole master of the Roman world. Having Constantius' son Constantine as guest at Galerius' court in the east helped to secure his position.

His schemes, however, were defeated by the sudden elevation of Constantine at Eboracum (York) upon the death of his father, and by the action of Maximianus and his son Maxentius, who were declared co-Augusti in Italy.

After an unsuccessful invasion of Italy in 307, he elevated his friend Licinius to the rank of Augustus, and moderating his ambition, he retired to the city Felix Romuliana (near present day Gamzigrada,Serbia/Montenegro)built by him to honor his mother Romula, and devoted the few remaining years of his life "to the enjoyment of pleasure and to the execution of some works of public utility."

It was at the instance of Galerius that the last edicts of persecution against the Christians were published, beginning on February 24, 303, and this policy of repression was maintained by him until the appearance of the general edict of toleration, issued from Nicomedia in April 311, apparently during his last bout of illness, in his own name and in those of Licinius and Constantine. Lactantius gives the text of the edict in his moralized chronicle of the bad ends to which all the persecutors came, De Mortibus Persecutorum ("On the Deaths of the Persecutors", chapters 34, 35). This marked the end of official persecution of Christians.

Galerius as Caesar, 305-311AD. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type with Genius standing left holding scales and cornucopia
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407. Severus II35 viewsFlavius Valerius Severus was of humble origin and from Illyricum. Early in his career he had held a military command. When Diocletian, at Nicomedeia, and Maximianus Herculius, at Mediolanum, divested themselves of the purple (Milan) on 1 May 305, they appointed Constantius I and Galerius as Augusti in their place, with Severus and Maximinus Daia as the new Caesars. Both Caesars were Galerius' creatures and received their appointment at his hands. Constantius I and Severus ruled the west, while Galerius and Daia controlled the east.

When Galerius learned of the death of Constantius I in August 306 and the acclamation of Constantine to the purple, he raised Severus to the rank of Augustus to replace the dead Augustus. Matters went from bad to worse for Galerius when Maxentius, the son of Maximianus Herculius, was proclaimed emperor at Rome on 28 October 306. Galerius was disturbed when he heard the news of Maxentius' revolt because the usurper seized Rome, then part of Severus' realm. Galerius sent Severus from Mediolanum (Milan) to fight the enemy. Severus took a large field army which had formerly been that of Maximianus and proceeded toward Rome.

When Maxentius learned about the advance of Severus, he sent his own father the purple and offered to make him Augustus again to win Severus' army to his side; Maximianus accepted his offer. Meanwhile, Severus and his army reached Rome and began to besiege the city; Maxentius, however, bribed Severus' soldiers and, at a set signal, the Augustus' forces joined the usurper. Severus fled ro Ravenna with a few remaining soldiers. Maximianus went to Ravenna and, with false promises of safety, convinced Severus to surrender. He took this action because he realized that Severus' position was impregnable. Under house arrest Severus was brought to Rome and imprisoned at Tres Tabernae. Severus was put to death in 307 under clouded circumstances, when Galerius invaded Italy

Severus II AD 305-306 AE Follis "Genius Serdica" "The genius of the people of Rome." Obv: FL VAL SEVERVS NOB C - Laureate head right Rev: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI - Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia. Exe: SIS Siscia mint: AD 305-306 = RIC VI, p. 475, 170a Rare (r)
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408. Maxentius34 viewsMarcus Aurelius Valerius Maxentius, more commonly known as Maxentius, was the child of the Emperor Maximianus Herculius and the Syrian Eutropia; he was born ca. 278 A.D. After Galerius' appointment to the rank of Caesar on 1 March 293, Maxentius married Galerius' daughter Valeria Maximilla, who bore him a son named Romulus and another son whose name is unknown. Due to his haughty nature and bad disposition, Maxentius could seldom agree with his father or his father-in-law; Galerius' and Maximianus Herculius' aversion to Maxentius prevented the young man from becoming a Caesar in 305. Little else is known of Maxentius' private life prior to his accession and, alth ough there is some evidence that it was spent in idleness, he did become a Senator.

On 28 October 306 Maxentius was acclaimed emperor, although he was politcally astute enough not to use the title Augustus; like the Emperor Augustus, he called himself princeps. It was not until the summer of 307 that he started usi ng the title Augustus and started offending other claimants to the imperial throne. He was enthroned by the plebs and the Praetorians. At the time of his acclamation Maxentius was at a public villa on the Via Labicana. He strengthened his position with promises of riches for those who helped him obtain his objective. He forced his father Maximianus Herculius to affirm his son's acclamation in order to give his regime a facade of legitimacy. His realm included Italy, Africa, Sardinia, and Corsica. As soon as Galerius learned about the acclamation of Herculius' son, he dispatched the Emperor Severus to quell the rebellion. With the help of his father and Severus' own troops, Maxentius' took his enemy prisoner.

When Severus died, Galerius was determined to avenge his death. In the early summer of 307 the Augustus invaded Italy; he advanced to the south and encamped at Interamna near the Tiber. His attempt to besiege the city was abortive because his army was not large enough to encompass the city's fortifications. Negotiations between Maxentius and Galerius broke down when the emperor discovered that the usurper was trying to win over his troops. Galerius' troops were open to Maxentius' promises because they were fighting a civil war between members of the same family; some of the soldiers went over to the enemy. Not trusting his own troops, Galerius withdrew. During its retreat, Galerius' army ravaged the Italian countryside as it was returning to its original base. If it was not enough that Maxentius had to deal with the havoc created by the ineffectual invasions of Severus and Galerius, he also had to deal with his father's attempts to regain the throne between 308 and 310. When Maximianus Herculius was unable to regain power by pushing his son off his throne, he attempted to win over Constantine to his cause. When this plan failed, he tried to win Diocletian over to his side at Carnuntum in October and November 308. Frustrated at every turn, Herculius returned to his son-in-law Constantine's side in Gaul where he died in 310, having been implicated in a plot against his son-in-law. Maxentius' control of the situation was weakened by the revolt of L. Domitius Alexander in 308. Although the revolt only lasted until the end of 309, it drastically cut the size of the grain supply availble for Rome. Maxentius' rule collapsed when he died on 27 October 312 in an engagement he had with the Emperor Constantine at the Milvian Bridge after the latter had invaded his realm.

Maxentius Follis. Ostia mint. IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG, laureate head right / AETE-RNITAS A-VGN, Castor and Pollux standing facing each other, each leaning on sceptre and holding bridled horse.
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409. Maximinus II Daza37 viewsCaius Valerius Galerius Maximinus, more commonly known as Maximinus Daia or Daza, was from Illyricum and was of peasant origin. He was born 20 November perhaps in the year 270. Daia was the son of Galerius' sister and had served in the army as a scutarius, Protector, and tribunus. He had been adopted by Galerius ; his name had been Daia even before that time. He had a wife and daughter, whose names are unknown, while his son's name was Maximus. When Diocletian and Maximianus Herculius resigned their posts of emperor on 1 May 305, they were succeeded by Constantius I Chlorus and Galerius as Augusti; their new Caesars were Severus and Maximinus Daia respectively. Constantius and Severus ruled in the West, whereas Galerius and Daia served in the East. Specifically, Daia's realm included the Middle East and the southern part of Asia Minor.[[1]]

Immediately after his appointment to the rank of Caesar, he went east and spent his first several years at Caesarea in Palestine. Events of the last quarter of 306 had a profound effect on the Emperor Galerius and his Caesar Daia. When Constantius I Chlorus died in July 306, the eastern emperor was forced by the course of events to accept Constantius' son Constantine as Caesar in the West; on 28 October of the same year, Maxentius , with the apparent backing of his father Maximianus Herculius, was acclaimed princeps. Both the attempt to dislodge Maxentius by Severus, who had been appointed Augustus of the West by Galerius after the death of Constantius in late 306 or early 307, and the subsequent campaign of Galerius himself in the summer of 307 failed. Because of the escalating nature of this chain of events, a Conference was called at Carnuntum in October and November 308; Licinius was appointed Augustus in Severus's place and Daia and Constantine were denoted filii Augustorum. Daia, however, unsatisfied with this sop tossed to him by Galerius, started calling himself Augustus in the spring of 310 when he seems to have campaigned against the Persians.[[2]] Although, as Caesar, he proved to be a trusted servant of Galerius until the latter died in 311, he subsequently seized the late emperor's domains. During the early summer of that year, he met with Licinius at the Bosporus; they concluded a treaty and divided Galerius' realm between them. Several yea rs later, after the death of Daia, Licinius obtained control of his domain. Like his mentor the late emperor, Daia had engaged in persecution of the Christians in his realm.[[3]]

In the autumn of 312, while Constantine was engaged against Maxentius, Daia appears to have been campaigning against the Armenians. In any case, he was back in Syria by February 313 when he seems to have learned about the marital alliance which had been forged by Constantine and Licinius. Disturbed by this course of events and the death of Maxentius, who had been his ally, Daia left Syria and reached Bythinia, although the harsh weather had seriously weakened his army. In April 313, he crossed the Bosporus and went to Byzantium, garrisoned by Licinius' troops; when the city refused to surrender, he took it after an eleven day siege. He moved to Heraclea, which he captured after a short siege; he then moved his forces to the first posting station. With only a small contingent of men, Licinius arrived at Adrianople while Daia was besieging Heraclea. On 30 April 313 the two armies clashed on the Campus Ergenus; in the ensuing battle Daia's forces were routed. Divesting himself of the purple and dressing like a slave, Daia fled to Nicomdeia. Subsequently, Daia attempted to stop the advance of Licinius at the Cilician Gates by establishing fortifications there; Licinius' army succeeded in breaking through, and Daia fled to Tarsus where he was hard pressed on land and sea. Daia died, probably in July or August 313, and was buried near Tarsus. Subsequently, the victorious emperor put Daia's wife and children to death.

Maximinus II Daza. 309-313 AD. ? Follis. Laureate head right / Genius standing left holding cornucopiae.
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49-Maximianus #1-S57 viewsAE Follis, 299-303 AD, Carthage mint
Obv, IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, Laureate head right.
Rev: SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART, Carthage standing left holding fruits and grain.
28mm, 10.5gm
RIC 39b
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50-Maximianus-3-S40 viewsAE Follis, 286-305, Ticinum mint
Obv: IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, Laureate head right
Rev:SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR. Moneta.
standing with scales and cornucopia.
TT* in exergue
29mm 10.1gm
VM 43, RIC 47b
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501a. Fausta47 viewsFausta Flavia Maxima was the daughter of the Roman Emperor Maximianus. To seal the alliance between them for control of the Tetrarchy, Maximianus married her to Constantine I in 307.

It is suspected that Fausta was fiercely anti-Christian and plotting the Roman empire's return to paganism behind her husband's back. Although the real reasons are not clear, Constantine eventually put her to death along with Crispus, his eldest son by a previous marriage to Minervina, in 326. Eusebius of Caesarea suspected step-mother and step-son to be lovers to each other.

Her sons became Roman Emperors: Constantine II reigned 337 - 340, Constantius II reigned 337 - 361, and Constans reigned 337 - 350. Variety of sources, of more or less reliability, attest that she bore daughters Constantina, Helena and Fausta. Of these, Constantina married her cousins, firstly Hannibalianus and secondly Gallus Caesar, and Helena married Emperor Julian. Apparently a genealogical claim that her daughter Fausta became mother of Emperor Valentinian I is without foundation (Valentinian I and children of Constantine I's second marriage were born in years close to each other, i.e they were of the same generation).

Fausta, wife of Constantine I. 325-326 AD. Æ Follis

OBVERSE: FLAV MAX FAVSTA AVG, mantled bust right
REVERSE: SPES REIP-VBLICAE, Spes standing facing, looking left, head veiled, holding two children in her arms
19mm - 3.1 grams

RIC VII Thessalonica 161 R3

Sear 3903
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51- Maximianus #4-S29 viewsAE Follis, 286-305 AD , Aquileia mint.
Obv: IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, Laureate head right
Rev: SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR. Moneta.
standing with scales and cornucopia. Crescent left, III right.
AQP in exergue
26mm , 8.2gm
RIC 29b, VM43

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52-Maximianus #5-S26 viewsAe Follis, 298 AD, Uncertain mint.
Obv: IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: FORTVNAE REDVCI CAESS NN, Fortuna standing holding cornucopia and wheel.
26mm , 10.3gm.
VM 37.
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53-Maximianus #6-S37 viewsAE Follis, 294 AD, Siscia mint.
Obv: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, Laureate head right
Rev: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI-Genius standing left with patera and cornucopia, modius on head.
S left A right
27mm, 9.1gm
RIC 76b
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55-Maximianus #2-S23 viewsAE Follis, 296-297 Ad , Treveri Mint.
Obv: IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, Laureate head right.
Rev: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left with patera and cornucopia, modius on head. B(gamma) in field.
TR in Exergue
26mm, 9.6gm
RIC 181b
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62-20 - MAXIMINO I (235-238 D.C.)19 viewsAnchialos/Anquialos, Tracia
Hoy Pomorie, Bulgaria, en la costa sur del Mar Muerto

AE26 26 mm 13.6 gr.

Anv: "AVT MAΣIMEINOC EVCEBHC AV", Cabeza laureada a derecha.
Rev: "AΓXIA-ΛEΩN", Demeter sentada a izq. en una Cesta Mística, portando espigas en mano der. y larga antorcha vertical en izq. donde se enrosca una serpiente.

Acuñada 235-238 D.C.

Referencias: Varbanov II #489 (R4) Pag.48, Moushmov #2892, Strack #596
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A111 -01 - MAXIMIANO (1er. Reinado 286 - 305 D.C.)12 viewsAntoniniano Pre-reforma 20 mm 4.3 gr.
M.AVRELIVS VALERIVS MAXIMIANVS – Emperador asociado por Diocleciano para que gobierne como “Augusto de Occidente”, hasta 305 D.C. cuando abdica.

Anv: "IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG" - Busto con corona radiada, coraza y Paludamentum (capote militar) sobre ella, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "HERCVLI PACIFERO" – Hércules desnudo de pié de frente viendo a izquierda, portando una rama de olivo en la mano de su brazo derecho extendido y garrote y piel de león en la izquierda. "Δ" en campo izquierdo.

Acuñada: 287 - 288 D.C.
Ceca: Lugdunum – Hoy Lyon Francia

Referencias: RIC Vol.V Parte II #371 (C) Pag.263 – Cohen VI #282 Pag.520 - DVM #23 Pag.278 - Sear RCTV IV #13131 Pag.147 - Hunter iv #27 - Bastien #135
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A111 -03 - MAXIMIANO (1er. Reinado 286 - 305 D.C.)15 viewsAntoniniano Pre-reforma 22 mm 3.1 gr.
M.AVRELIVS VALERIVS MAXIMIANVS – Emperador asociado por Diocleciano para que gobierne como “Augusto de Occidente”, hasta 305 D.C. cuando abdica.

Anv: "IMP C MA VAL MAXIMIANVS AVG" - Busto con corona radiada, coraza y Paludamentum (capote militar) sobre ella, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "IOVI CON-S-ERVAT" – Júpiter estante de frente, viendo a der., portando rayo en mano der. y largo cetro vertical en izq. "TXXIT" en exergo.

Acuñada: 292 - 293 D.C.
Ceca: Ticino (Off.3ra.)

Referencias: RIC Vol.V Parte II #559 Pag.284 – Cohen VI #332 Pag.525 - Sear RCTV IV #13140 Pag.148 - Hunter iv p.clxxxviii
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A111 -1 - MAXIMIANO (1er. Reinado 286 - 305 D.C.)61 viewsAntoniniano Pre-reforma 20 mm 4.3 gr.
M.AVRELIVS VALERIVS MAXIMIANVS – Emperador asociado por Diocleciano para que gobierne como “Augusto de Occidente”, hasta 305 D.C. cuando abdica.

Anv: "IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG" - Busto con corona radiada, coraza y Paludamentum (capote militar) sobre ella, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "HERCVLI PACIFERO" – Hércules desnudo de pié de frente viendo a izquierda, portando una rama de olivo en la mano de su brazo derecho extendido y garrote y piel de león en la izquierda. "Δ" en campo izquierdo.

Acuñada: 287 - 288 D.C.
Ceca: Lugdunum – Hoy Lyon Francia
Rareza: C

Referencias: RIC Vol.V Parte II #371 Pag.263 – Cohen vol-VI #282 Pag.520 - DVM # Pag. - Salgado MRBI Vol.III # Pag.
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A111 -10 - MAXIMIANO (286 - 305 D.C.)19 viewsAE Fracción radiada (post-reforma) 19 x 20 mm 2.6 gr.

Anv: "IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG" - Busto radiado, con coraza y Paludamentum (capote militar) sobre ella, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "CONCORDIA MILITVM" - Emperador de pié a derecha con vestimentas militares, portando en la mano izquierda un Parazonium, recibiendo una Victoriola de mano de Júpiter desnudo con su manto colgando de su hombro izquierdo y portando un largo cetro vertical en mano izquierda. "Δ" en el campo central, "ALE" en exergo.

Acuñada 294 - 297 D.C.
Ceca: Alejandría (Off. 4ta.)

Referencias: RIC Vol.VI (Alexandria) #46b Pag.667 - Cohen Vol.VI #54 Pag.499 - DVM #45 Pag.278 - Salgado MRBI Vol.III #7087.g Pag.58 - Sear '88 #3639 - Sear RCTV IV #13317 Pag.167
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A111 -12 - MAXIMIANO (286 - 305 D.C.)17 viewsAE Fracción radiada (post-reforma) 19 x 20 mm 2.6 gr.

Anv: "IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG" - Busto radiado, con coraza y Paludamentum (capote militar) sobre ella, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "CONCORDIA MILITVM" - Emperador de pié a derecha con vestimentas militares, portando en la mano izquierda un Parazonium, recibiendo una Victoriola de mano de Júpiter desnudo con su manto colgando de su hombro izquierdo y portando un largo cetro vertical en mano izquierda. "KA" en el campo central.

Acuñada 295 - 297 D.C.
Ceca: Cyzicus (Off. 1ra.)

Referencias: RIC Vol.VI (Cyzicus) #15b (C2) Pag.581 - Cohen Vol.VI #54 Pag.499 - DVM #45 Pag.278 - Salgado MRBI Vol.III #7087e Pag.58 - Sear RCTV IV #13315 Pag.166
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A111 -14 - MAXIMIANO (286 - 305 D.C.)16 viewsAE Fracción radiada (post-reforma) 21 mm 2.9 gr.

Anv: "IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG" - Busto radiado, con coraza y Paludamentum (capote militar) sobre ella, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "CONCORDIA MILITVM" - Emperador de pié a derecha con vestimentas militares, portando en la mano izquierda un Parazonium, recibiendo una Victoriola de mano de Júpiter desnudo con su manto colgando de su hombro izquierdo y portando un largo cetro vertical en mano izquierda. "KΕ" en el campo central.

Acuñada 295 - 299 D.C.
Ceca: Cyzicus (Off. 5ta.)

Referencias: RIC Vol.VI (Cyzicus) #15b Pag.581 - Cohen Vol.VI #54 var. Pag.499 - DVM #45 Pag.278 - Salgado MRBI Vol.III #7087e Pag.58 - Sear RCTV IV #13315 Pag.166
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A111 -16 - MAXIMIANO (286 - 305 D.C.)15 viewsAE Fracción radiada (post-reforma) 20 x 18 mm 2.5 gr.

Anv: "IMP C [MA]XIMIANVS PF AVG" - Busto radiado, con coraza y Paludamentum (capote militar) sobre ella, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "VOT / · / XX" - Leyenda en dos líneas dentro de una guirnalda de hojas. "ε" en el campo central.

Acuñada 297 - 298 D.C.
Ceca: Roma (Off. 5ta.)

Referencias: RIC Vol.VI (Roma) #78 (C) Pag.359 - Cohen Vol.VI #676 Pag.562 - DVM #46 var Pag.278 - Salgado MRBI Vol.III #7088a Pag.58 - Sear RCTV IV #13323 Pag.167
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A111 -20 - MAXIMIANO (1er. Reinado 286 - 305 D.C.)16 viewsCuarto Follis post-reforma 19 mm 2.05 gr.
M.AVRELIVS VALERIVS MAXIMIANVS – Emperador asociado por Diocleciano para que gobierne como “Augusto de Occidente”, hasta 305 D.C. cuando abdica.

Anv: "IMP C MA VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG" - Cabeza laureada, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "GENIO POP-VLI ROMANI" – Genio vistiendo Modius en la cabeza, estante a izq., portando patera en mano der. y cornucopia en izq."SIS" en exergo.

Acuñada: 305 D.C.
Ceca: Siscia

Referencias: RIC Vol.VI #146 Pag.471 – Cohen VI #185 Pag.511 - Sear RCTV IV #13307A Pag.165
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A111-02 - MAXIMIANO (286 - 305 D.C.)45 viewsAE Fracción radiada (post-reforma) 19 x 20 mm 2.6 gr.

Anv: "IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG" - Busto radiado, con coraza y Paludamentum (capote militar) sobre ella, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "CONCORDIA MILITVM" - Emperador de pié a derecha con vestimentas militares, portando en la mano izquierda un Parazonium, recibiendo una Victoriola de mano de Júpiter desnudo con su manto colgando de su hombro izquierdo y portando un largo cetro vertical en mano izquierda. "KA" en el campo central.

Acuñada 295 - 297 D.C.
Ceca: Cyzicus (Off. 1ra.)
Rareza: C2

Referencias: RIC Vol.VI (Cyzicus) #15b Pag.581 - Cohen Vol.VI #54 Pag.499 - DVM #45 Pag.278 - Salgado MRBI Vol.III #7087e Pag.58
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A111-04 - MAXIMIANO (286 - 305 D.C.)54 viewsAE Fracción radiada (post-reforma) 20 x 18 mm 2.5 gr.

Anv: "IMP C [MA]XIMIANVS PF AVG" - Busto radiado, con coraza y Paludamentum (capote militar) sobre ella, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "VOT / X X" - Leyenda en dos líneas dentro de una guirnalda de hojas. "ε" en el campo central.

Acuñada 297 - 298 D.C.
Ceca: Roma (Off. 5ta.)
Rareza: C

Referencias: RIC Vol.VI (Roma) #78 Pag.359 - Cohen Vol.VI #676 Pag.562 - DVM #46 var Pag.278 - Salgado MRBI Vol.III #7088a Pag.58
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A113-18 - GALERIO Como Cesar de Diocleciano (293 - 305 D.C.)50 viewsAE Follis 26 x 25 mm 6.5 gr.

Anv: "MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES" - Cabeza laureada, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI" - Genio de pié a izquierda, desnudo salvo modius en la cabeza y chlamys colgando desde su hombro izquierdo, portando patera en la mano de su brazo derecho extendido de la que cae cierto líquido y cornucopia en izquierda. "TR" en exergo, "B" en campo izquierdo y " * " en campo derecho.

Acuñada 298/9 D.C.
Ceca: Trier (Off.2da)
Rareza: C

Referencias: RIC Vol.VI (Trier) #357b Pag.289 - Cohen Vol.VII #78 Pag.109 - DVM #29 Pag.281 - Salgado MRBI Vol.III #7169. Pag.65 – Sear RCTV (1988) #3708
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A113-20 - GALERIO Como Cesar de Diocleciano (293 - 305 D.C.)70 viewsAE Follis 27 x 25 mm 9.3 gr.

Anv: "GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES" - Cabeza laureada, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "GENIO POPVLI ROMANI" - Genio de pié a izquierda, desnudo salvo modius en la cabeza y chlamys colgando desde su hombro izquierdo, portando patera en la mano de su brazo derecho extendido de la que cae cierto líquido y cornucopia en izquierda. "ANT·" en exergo y "B" en campo derecho.

Acuñada 304 - 305 D.C.
Ceca: Antiochia (Off.2da)
Rareza: C2

Referencias: RIC Vol.VI (Antiochia) #59b Pag.621 - Cohen Vol.VII #78 Pag.109 - DVM #29 var Pag.281 - Salgado MRBI Vol.III #7169.m. Pag.65
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A113-25 - GALERIO (305 - 311 D.C.)46 viewsAE Follis 25 x 24 mm 6.6 gr.

Anv: "IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG" - Cabeza laureada, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "GENIO IMPERATORIS" - Genio de pié a izquierda, desnudo salvo modius en la cabeza y chlamys colgando desde su hombro izquierdo, portando patera en la mano de su brazo derecho extendido, de la que cae cierto líquido y cornucopia en izquierda. "A" en campo izquierdo, "NT·" en exergo, y "Creciente (media luna)/ε" en campo derecho. Nótese la falla de acuñación: la "A" que debería encontrarse en el exergo como parte del nombre de la ceca "ANT", se encuentra en el campo izquierdo.

Acuñada 308 D.C.
Ceca: Antiochia (Off.5ta)
Rareza: C

Referencias: RIC Vol.VI (Antiochia) #95 Pag.629 - Cohen Vol.VII #47 Pag.107 - DVM #28a var Pag.281 - Salgado MRBI Vol.III #7269.j. Pag.75
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A113-26 - GALERIO (305 - 311 D.C.)41 viewsAE Follis 25 x 24 mm 5.3 gr.

Anv: "IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG" - Cabeza laureada, viendo a derecha.
Rev: "GENIO IMP-E-RATORIS" - Genio de pié a izquierda, desnudo salvo modius en la cabeza y chlamys colgando desde su hombro izquierdo, portando patera en la mano de su brazo derecho extendido, de la que cae cierto líquido y cornucopia en izquierda. "A" en campo izquierdo, " • HTΓ •" en exergo, y "Creciente (media luna)/ε" en campo derecho.

Acuñada 308/9 D.C.
Ceca: Heraclea (Off.3ra)
Rareza: C

Referencias: RIC Vol.VI (Heraclea) #37a Pag.535 - Cohen Vol.VII #47 Pag.107 - DVM #28a var Pag.281 - Salgado MRBI Vol.III #7269. Pag.75
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AE laureate MAXIMIANUS - 305 AD43 viewsbv:IMP.C.M.A.MAXIMIANVS.PF.AVG
rev:GENIO.POPVLI.ROMANI (Genius of the Roman People standing holding a cornucopia and pouring a sacrifice from a patera) / SIS
ref:RIC VI-Siscia146 (R2)
2.08gms, 18mm
Very rare
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AE radiate GALERIUS - 305-306 AD28 viewsobv:IMP.C.MAXIMIANVS.PF.AVG (radiate, draped bust right)
rev:CONCORDIA.MIL-ITVM (Galerius standing right receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter) / A / [ALE]
ref:RIC VI-Alexandria59b
2.87gms, 21mm
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AE radiate MAXIMIANUS - 295-296 AD20 viewsobv:IMP.C.MAXIMIANVS.PF.AVG (radiate, draped bust right)
rev:CONCORDIA.MILITVM (Maximianus standing right receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter) / HΓ
ref:RICVI-Heraclea14
2.28gms, 20mm
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Billion tetradrachm; Maximianus, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right obv; Nike flying right, wreath in hand, palm over shoulder in left rev; 6.739g, 19.6mm34 viewsBillon tetradrachm, Milne 4860, Dattari 5957, Curtis 2098, Kampmann 120.29, Geissen 3295, Emmett 4147, VF, 6.739g, 19.6mm, 0o, Alexandria mint, 29 Aug 287 - 28 Aug 288 A.D.; obverse "A K M A OUA MAXIMIANO"C C"EB", laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse Nike flying right, wreath in right hand, palm over shoulder in left, L - "G" (year 3) flanking across field

It's like I fell in love at first sight or something. I couldn't stop coming back to this coin. It's my early birthday gift to myself. Would've bought another too, but I JUST found out my front left tire has a slow leak, so I need to start saving for new tires. BAH! With the sale I couldn't pass this one up though, so now it's mine!

Maximian, you were a great soldier and a crazy old man. I can't wait till you and Nike get here!

[Photo and description graciously taken from the FORVM, as I just hit the "buy" button like, five minutes ago!]
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Bronze coin of Maximian12 viewsA Roman bronze coin of Maximian, minted between 286-310 AD. 21 mm, 2.41 g. Heraclea mint?

Obverse: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG Radiate draped Maximian bust, facing right

Reverse: CONCORDIA MILITVM, Maximianus standing right holding sceptre, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter standing left, holding long sceptre

Attribution: Like RIC 607 but with HB in ex.
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Carausius26 viewsAE-Antoninianus
CARAVSIVS ET FRATRES SVI; Jugate, radiate and cuirassed busts of Maximianus, Diocletian and Carausius to left.
PAX AVGGG; Pax standing left, holding olive-branch and vertical sceptre; S/P in fields.
Ex: C
Camulodunum
RIC V,II; 1
1 commentsJulianus of Pannonia
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Carausius for Maximian32 viewsCarausius for Maximian.
AE Antoninainus.
5.24 gm.

Radiate and cuirassed bust of Maximian facing right; IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG/ Pax standing left holding sceptre and branch S left P right; PAX AVGGG. MLXXI in exergue.

V2 London 34

The three G's in AVGGG represented Carausius, Diocletian and Maximianus as part of an attempt by Carausius to become equal in power with Diocletian and Maximianus, which failed.
ex Jamesicus
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Coded Maximian KOY Siscia139 viewsobv: IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG (2)
Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right (C)
rev: CONSERVATOR AVGG with B in right field and XXIKOY in ex.
Maximianus standing left pouring a sacrifice from patina in right hand while holding a sceptre in left & Hercules pouring a sacrifice from a patina in right hand while leaning on a club in left.
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Constantine Maximianus Licinius S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI - rome24 viewsSPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI, three standards surmounted by hand, eagle and wreath.

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Constantius (as Caesar), 293 - 305 AD43 viewsObv: CONSTANTIVS CAES, laureate bust of Constantius I facing right.

Rev: VICTORIA SARMAT, the tetrarchs, (Diocletian, Maximianus, Constantius I and Galerius) sacrificing over a tripod altar in front of a camp gate with six turrets; Z in exergue.

Silver Argenteus, Rome mint (officina 7), 295 - 297 AD

2.9 grams, 19 x 17 mm, 0°

RIC VI 38a, RSC 286†d, VM 9
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Deified Maximianus I34 viewsDeified Maximianus I
Siscia mint
DIVO MAXIMIANO SEN FORT IMP
Laureate, veiled bust right
REQVIES OPTIMORVM MERITVM
Maximianus seated left on curule chair
-/-//SIS
RIC (VII) Siscia 41
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Diocletian Argenteus34 viewsDenomination : Silver Argenteus. Mint : Rome.

Size : 17.5 x 18.6 mm. Weight : 3.34 grams.

Reference : RIC VI 43a. RSC-516fm. Sear-3503 var.

Obverse : Head of Diocletian right, with DIOCLETIANVS AVG around.

Reverse : Diocletian, Maximianus, Constantiuus and Galerius, standing in front of a camp gate, sacrificing, with VIRTVS MILITVM around.
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Diocletian RIC VI, Siscia 36496 viewsDiocletian 284 - 305
AR - Argenteus, 2.84g, 19mm
Siscia ca. 294/5
obv. DIOCLETI - ANVS AVG
laureate head r.
rev. VICTORIA - SARMAT
The 4 emperors Diocletian, Constantius, Maximianus and Galerius
sacrificing over tripod before archway in six-turreted enclosure
RIC VI, Siscia 36; cf. C.488
R5 (before finding of the Sisak hoard!); EF uncirculated, from Sisak hoard(1953)
Referred clearly to Galerius' Danubian activities 293/6, struck for use by
military recipients above all (RIC)
added to www.wildwinds.com

From RIC: The reverse type exemplifies the times of Diocletian with symbolic accuracy, for the Empire was in many parts reduced to walled cities and fortresses, and it was ruled by 4 men who recognized that in those desperate times their strength was derived from their conformity!



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Diocletian, 284 - 305 A.D.11 viewsObverse - IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS PF AVG Diocletian bust right 3/4 in front
Reverse - IOVI CONSERVATOR-I AVGG, TR, XXI. Jupiter and Diocletian face to face. Diocletian is standing to the left, turned right, dressed militarily, holding a septerin left hand. Jupiter is naked standing at right, turned left, the coat on the shoulder, holding a long Septeron the left hand and a globe nikephoros on the right hand giving to the emperor.
NORMAN K
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Diocletian, 284 -305 AD21 viewsObv: IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Diocletian facing right.

Rev: VICTORIA AVGG, Diocletian and Maximianus standing facing each other, holding a figure of Victory between them, Γ in field, -XXI- in exergue.

Billon Antoninianus, Heraclea mint, 292 AD

4.3 grams, 23 mm, 180°

RIC Vii 278, S12715, VM 36
Matt Inglima
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Diocletianus4 viewsAE- Antoninianus
IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG; Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust to right.
ADVENTVS AVGG; Diocletianus and Maximianus on Horses riding right; raising right hand.
Ex: P
Lugdunum
RIC 25; B. 242, Plate XVII (1ex.)
Julianus of Pannonia
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DIVUS MAXIMIANUS 3 viewsDIVUS MAXIMIANUS DIED 310.
AE Follis. Ostia 22mm, 5.59gm, RIC 26
Struck under Maxentius, AD 309-312. Veiled head right / Eagle standing right on domed hexastyle temple, right door ajar; MOSTS. RIC VI 26
Ancient Aussie
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Divus Maximianus, RIC 24, Minted under Constantine I19 viewsDivus Maximianus AE3
Obverse: DIVO MAXIMIANO SEN FORT IMP, Veiled head right.
Reverse: REQVIES OPTIMOR MERIT, Maximianus seated left on curule chair.
TSE in ex. Thssalonica mint, 15.9 mm., 1.3 g.
NORMAN K
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EB0679 Maximianus / Nike7 viewsMaximianus 286-305, billon tetradrachm of Alexandria, Year 7 = 292-293.
Obverse: A K M OVA MAXIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: Nike advancing right holding wreath and palm branch, L - Z.
References: Milne 5032-5033,Dattari 5968.
Diameter: 20.5mm Weight: 8.311g
EB
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EB0680 Maximianus / Elpis45 viewsMaximianus 286-305, billon tetradrachm of Alexandria, Year 2 = 287-288.
Obverse: A K M A OVA MAXIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: L-B, Elpis standing left holding flower & raising hem of skirt, star at top right.
References: Milne 4814, Emmett 4114, Dattari 5873.
Diameter: 20mm Weight: 8.754g
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EB0681 Maximianus / Homonia8 viewsMaximianus 286-305, billon tetradrachm of Alexandria, Year 7 = 291-292.
Obverse: MAΞIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: L - H; Homonia standing left, in long chiton & peplos, double cornucopiae in left hand, right hand raised, B or Γ in exerge.
References: Dattari 5935 (for B in exerge).
Diameter: 19mm Weight: 7.683g
EB
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EB0735 Maximianus / Pax12 viewsMaximianus 286-305, AE Antoninianus, Lyons 291.
Obverse: IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: PAX AVGG, Pax standing left, holding victory on globe and scepter. Mintmark B.
References: RIC V 399.
Diameter: 23.5mm, Weight: 4.228g.
EB
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EB0736 Maximianus / Genio Populi11 viewsMaximianus 286-305, AE Follis, Ticinum 296-297.
Obverse: IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, laureate head right.
Reverse: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae, star in left field. Mintmark PT.
References: RIC VI 31b.
Diameter: 28mm, Weight: 10.819g.
EB
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EB0737 Maximianus / Genio Populi26 viewsMaximianus 286-305, AE Follis, Cyzicus 297-299.
Obverse: IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, laureate head right.
Reverse: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Mintmark [K]Δ.
References: RIC VI Cyzicus 12b; Sear 13269.
Diameter: 28mm, Weight: 8.688g.
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EB0738 Maximianus / Genio Populi10 viewsMaximianus 286-305, AE Follis, Trier 295-297.
Obverse: IMP MAXIMIANVS P AVG, laureate head right.
Reverse: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae, B-Γ, Mintmark TR.
References: Cf. RIC VI 152b (no Γ), RIC VI 170b (cuirassed, PF AVG).
Diameter: 27mm, Weight: 10.334g.
EB
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EB0739 Maximianus / CONCORDIA MILITVM15 viewsMaximianus 286-305, AE Antoninianus, Heraclea 286-305.
Obverse: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, radiate, cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: CONCORDIA MILITVM, Jupiter standing left, holding sceptre, presenting Victory on globe to emperor, standing right. HΓ in lower centre. Mintmark dot XXI dot.
References: RIC V 595; Sear 13116.
Diameter: 23mm, Weight: 2.958g.
EB
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EB0740 Maximianus / Moneta16 viewsMaximianus 286-305, AE Follis, Aquileia 300.
Obverse: IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, laureate head right.
Reverse: SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR, Moneta standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae. Mintmark AQP.
References: RIC VI Aquileia 29b; Sear 13300.
Diameter: 27mm, Weight: 10.111g.
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EB0741 Maximianus / Roma in Temple12 viewsMaximianus second reign 306-308, AE Follis, Aquileia.
Obverse: IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, laureate head right.
Reverse: CONSERV-VRB SVAE, Roma seated facing, head left, shield at side, holding globe and sceptre within hexastyle temple which has knobs as acroteria and wreath in pediment. Mintmark AQP.
References: RIC VI Aquileia 118.
Diameter: 25mm, Weight: 5.543g.
EB
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EB0914 Maximianus / Dikaiosyne3 viewsMaximianus Potin Tetradrachm of Alexandria, Year 1 = 286-287 AD.
Obverse: [A K MA OVA MAΞIMIANOC] CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: LA at top left, Dikaiosyne standing left wearing chiton and peplos, holding scales and cornucopiae.
References: Milne 4922.
Diameter: 19.5mm, Weight: 6.35g.
EB
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EB0917 Maximianus / Nike5 viewsMaximianus, billon tetradrachm of Alexandria, year 11 = 295-296.
Obverse: MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laurate bust right.
Reverse: Nike advancing right, holding wreath and palm-branch; in field, L-IA.
References: Dattari 5973.
Diameter: 19mm, Weight: 7.3g.
EB
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Egypt, Alexandria, 120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-, D-6008, L/Є//--, Eagle standing left, looking back, #178 viewsEgypt, Alexandria, 120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-, D-6008, L/Є//--, Eagle standing left, looking back, #1
avers: A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CЄB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle standing left, looking back, wreath in beak, star above left, L-Є (year 5).
exergue: L/Є//--, diameter: 17,5-18mm, weight: 7,91g, axes: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 289-290 A.D., L-E, Year 5., ref: Geissen-, Dattari-6008, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.43-p-353,
Q-001
quadrans
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Egypt, Alexandria, 120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3286, D-5875, L/B//--, Elpis (Hope) advancing left, #165 viewsEgypt, Alexandria, 120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3286, D-5875, L/B//--, Elpis (Hope) advancing left, #1
avers: A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CЄB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Elpis (Hope) advancing left, holding a flower and raising the hem of the skirt, L-B across the field.
exergue: L/B//--, diameter: 18-20mm, weight: 8,17g, axes:0 h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 286-287 A.D.,L-B year 2., ref: Geissen-3286, Dattari-5875, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.17-p-352,
Q-001
quadrans
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Egypt, Alexandria, 120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3298, D-6006-07, L/Δ//--, Eagle standing left, looking back, #180 viewsEgypt, Alexandria, 120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3298, D-6006-07, L/Δ//--, Eagle standing left, looking back, #1
avers: A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CЄB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Eagle standing left, looking back, wreath in beak, star above left, L - Δ (year 4).
exergue: L/Δ//--, diameter: 18-19mm, weight: 7,95g, axes: 2h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 288-289 A.D., L-Δ, Year 4., ref: Geissen-3298, Dattari-6006-07, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.31-p-352,
Q-001
quadrans
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Egypt, Alexandria, 120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3307, D-5989-91, L/Є//--, Tyche standing left, #166 viewsEgypt, Alexandria, 120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3307, D-5989-91, L/Є//--, Tyche standing left, #1
avers: A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CЄB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
reverse: Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae, star to left, L-Є across the field.
exergue: L/Є//--, diameter: 18mm, weight:6,48 g, axes: 0h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date: 289-290 A.D., Year 5 L-Є., ref: Geissen-3307, Dattari-5989-91, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.46-p-353,
Q-001
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Egypt, Alexandria, 120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3324, D-5967,5969, L/Z//--, Nike advancing right, #181 viewsEgypt, Alexandria, 120 Maximianus Herculeus (285-286 Caesar, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 A.D. Augustus), Bi-Tetradrachm, G-3324, D-5967,5969, L/Z//--, Nike advancing right, #1
avers: MAΞIMIANOC CЄB, Laureate head right.
reverse: Nike advancing right holding wreath and palm branch, L-Z across the field.
exergue: L/Z//--, diameter: 22mm, weight: 9,07g, axis: 5h,
mint: Egypt, Alexandria, date:290-291 A.D., L-Z Year 7., ref: Geissen-3324, Dattari-5967, 5969, Kapmann-Ganschow-120.64-p-354,
Q-001
quadrans
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Egypt, Alexandria, AD 287/288, Maximianus, Nike39 viewsMaximianus
Egypt, Alexandria
Billon Tetradrachm
Obv.: A K M A OΥA MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: L - Γ. (year 3, 287-288), Nike walking right, wreath in right, palm over shoulder.
Billon, 7.31g, 18.6m
Ref.: Geissen 3295, Kampmann/Ganschow 120.29
Ex Pecunem 10, Group Lot 869
shanxi
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Egypt, Alexandria, AD 288/289, Maximianus, Alexandria, Serapis12 viewsMaximianus
Egypt, Alexandria
Billon Tetradrachm
Obv.: AKMA OVA MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate bust right.
Rev.: L - Δ (year 4, 288/289) Alexandria standing facing, head left, holding bust of Serapis and sceptre.
Billon, 8.23g, 20mm
Ref.: Dattari 5933, Kampmann/Ganschow 120.33
shanxi
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Egypt, Alexandria, AD 291/292, Maximianus, Elpis13 viewsMaximianus
Egypt, Alexandria
Billon Tetradrachm
Obv.: MAΞIMIANOC CEB, Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: L -Z (year 7, 291-292), Elpis advancing left, holding flower
Billon, 7.51g, 18.8mm
Ref.: Geissen 3316, Kampmann/Ganschow 120.56
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Egypt, Alexandria, Maximianus, Milne 48024 viewsMaximianus, AD 285-286, 305-308, 310
AE - Tetradrachm, 10.45g, 19.35mm, 0°
Alexndria, AD 285/86 (RY 1)
obv. A K M OVA MAZIMIANOC CEBA
Bust, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r.
rev. Homonoia, in long garment and mantle, stg. frontal, head l., holding in l. arm double cornucopiae and has raised r.
hand in greeting attitude
in l. and r. field L - S (RY 1)
ref. Milne 4802; Geissen 3280; Dattari 5923/4
scarce, VF, attractive

Jochen
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Egypt, Alexandria, Maximianus, Milne 506640 viewsMaximianus, AD 285/286, 305-308, 310
AE - tetradrachm, 8.93g, 21mm
Alexandria, 2nd officina, AD 292/293 (year 8)
obv. MAXIMIANVS CEB
Bust, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r.
rev. Eirene (Pax), nude to hips, stg. facing, head l., holding puff of garment over l. arm,
holding olive-brach in outstretched r. hand and sceptre in l. arm
in field l. and r. L - H (year 8)
in ex. B (2nd officina)
Ref.: Milne 5066; Geissen 3327; Dattari 5867; SNG Copenhagen 1051
VF
Pedigree:
ex Gebr. Egger, Vienna, AD c.1910-1920
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FAUSTA AE3 AD32619 viewsobv: FL.AV.MAX.FAVSTA.AVG (draped bust right with pearl necklace)
rev: SPES.REIPVBLICAE / SMHЄ (Spes standing facing, looking left, head veiled, holding two children in her arms)
ref: RIC VIII-Heraclea80a (R4), C.15
2.98g, 19mm
Very rare
Flavia Maximilla Fausta was the wife of Constantine I and daughter of Maximianus. She was assassinated by the order of Constantine I in 326 AD.
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Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus, AE Follis.49 viewsGAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES, Radiate draped and cuirassed bust right

CONCORDIA MILITVM, Galerius standing, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter standing

Minted in Cyzicus (KA). A.D. 295 -299

RIC VI Cyzicus 19 (Rated Scarce).

Ex M Griffiths, photo M Griffiths.
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GALERIUS19 viewsAE follis. 302-303 AD. Rome,4th officina. 30mm, 10.29 gr, 12h. Laureate head right. MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES. / Moneta standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae. Star in field. SAC MON VRB AVGG ET CAESS N N. In exergue RQ. RIC VI 106b benito
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Galerius 5.01.00215 viewsGalerius Maximian (as Augustus)
Obv IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
(R. laur. cuir)
Rev GENIO POP ROM
(Genius stg l holding patera and cornucopiae)
PLN in ex
London 8.26g
RIC VI 84 & 86 LMCC 5.01.002 (S)
(When Maximian Galerius was Caesar, it was easy to distinguish him from Maximian Herculius, as he was given the rank of Caesar on coins and Maximian Herculius was referred to as Augustus. During this time (perhaps towards the end of 307 AD) they were both Augustus. Maximianus Galerius is afforded a more modest legend of IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, whereas Maximian Herculius is given the grander legend of DN MAXIMIANO PFS AVG.)
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Galerius Concordia Militum Ӕ post-reform radiate fraction (295 - 299), Cyzicus mint6 viewsGAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES, radiate, draped (?) and cuirassed bust right / CONCORDIA MI-LITVM + KB in lower centre, Prince (the left figure) standing right in military dress, holding parazonium or baton of imperium, receiving small Victory with a wreath and palm branch on globe from naked Jupiter (the right figure) standing left holding tall scepter.

Ӕ, 20mm, 2.36g, die axis 6h, base metal seems red, high copper content.

Galerius ruled as Caesar from 293 to 305, but most sources give minting years for this type of coin as 295-299.

RIC VI Cyzicus 19b (18b?), Sear 3713. 19b has cuirassed and draped bust, 18b -- only cuirassed. I think the edge of the military cape on the shoulder means it is draped in this case, but distinction seems very vague to me. Looking at coins identified as 18b and 19b I cannot see any clear pattern, it seems that many are confused in this respect just like myself.

GALerius VALerius MAXIMIANUS NOBilitas CAESar (in this era the title of "junior" emperor while Augustus was a "senior" one), CONCORDIA MILITVM = [Dedicated to] harmony with the soldiers, K = Kysikos (Cyzicus) mint, B = officina Beta (workshop #2). The figure to the right is naked except for a cape, so it is a god, the sceptre points to him being Jupiter, the ruler of gods. Jupiter is also typically associated with Victory, he was often depicted with Victory in the right hand and sceptre in the left. The line across his head probably designates a wreath, also a common feature of Jupiter. Victory holds her common attributes, the triumphal wreath and a palm branch, the orb she stands on represents the world (thus meaning dominion over it). Round Earth was a firmly established concept in Roman times. The left figure, the prince (Galerius in this case) is identified by his full battle dress and the hand-held short elongated shape, which is either the ivory baton of imperium (the high command) or, more likely, a parazonium, a long triangular dagger, typically cradled in the bearer's left arm. A Roman parazonium blade tended to be leaf shape and approximately 15"-19" long. It was a ceremonial weapon, a mark of high rank, used to rally the troops.

GALERIUS, * c. 250, near Serdica, Dacia Ripensis (Sofia, Bulgaria) or in a Dacian place later called Felix Romuliana (Gamzigrad, Serbia) † late Apr or early May 311 (aged ~60), Serdica, Dacia Ripensis (Sofia, Bulgaria) ‡ 1 Mar or 21 May 293 – 1 May 305 (as Eastern Caesar, under Diocletian), 1 May 305 – late Apr or early May 311 (as Eastern Augustus with many co-emperors).

Galerius was born of humble parentage and had a distinguished military career. On March 1, 293, he was nominated as Caesar by Diocletian, the supreme ruler of the empire, to help him govern the East. Galerius divorced his wife and married Diocletian’s daughter, Valeria. After ruling from Egypt from 293 to 295, Galerius assumed command of defensive operations against the Sasanians in 297. After being defeated, he then won a decisive victory that increased his influence with Diocletian. Galerius next proceeded to the Balkans and won numerous victories in the region. A staunch pagan, he persuaded the emperor to initiate the persecution of the Christians at Nicomedia in 303.

When Diocletian abdicated on May 1, 305, Galerius became Augustus of the East, ruling the Balkans and Anatolia. Since Galerius had arranged the appointment of two of his favourites, Maximinus (his nephew) and Flavius Valerius Severus, to be Caesars in both East and West, he was in effect the supreme ruler. When Constantius Chlorus died in 306, Galerius insisted that Severus govern the West as Augustus, but he grudgingly conceded the subordinate title of caesar to Chlorus’s son, Constantine, who was correctly suspected of Christian sympathies. Galerius’s supremacy was, however, short-lived. Severus was soon overthrown (306) and killed by Maxentius (son of the former emperor Maximian). Galerius invaded Italy but was forced to retreat. In 308 he induced Diocletian and Maximian to meet him at Carnuntum on the Danube and to declare Maxentius a usurper. On November 11, Galerius proclaimed as Augustus of the West his friend Licinius, who had effective control only in the region of the Danube.

A ruthless ruler, Galerius imposed the poll tax on the urban population and maintained the persecution of the Christians. In the winter of 310–311, however, he became incapacitated with a horrible disease. Fearing, perhaps, that his illness was the vengeance of the Christian God, he issued on April 30, 311, an edict grudgingly granting toleration. Shortly afterward he died. He was succeeded by his nephew Maximinus Daia.

Diocletian's money reform of 293.

Trying to fight the runaway inflation that he did not understand and to return people's faith in Roman coins, Diocletian did a complete overhaul of the Roman monetary system. He introduced a new theoretical base monetary unit called the denarius communis or d.c. (only rarely represented by actual coins, one example being old pre-Aurelian antoniniani still in circulation, valued now at 1 d. c., another – minted only on a small scale 1.5g coin with the reverse legend VTILITAS PVBLICA, "for public use"). Then he started minting new types of coins including a gold aureus of new purity and weight standard (1/60 pound of pure gold), a quality silver coin, argenteus, roughly similar to the early imperial denarius in size and weight, a new billon coin, of a copper alloy but with a small fraction of silver mostly in the form of coating, roughly similar to the old antoninianus when it was just introduced, however bearing now a laureate rather than a radiate bust. This type of coin is now commonly referred to as a follis or a nummus. Finally, a new radiate bronze coin, now referred to as a "radiate fraction" or a radiatus was introduced, similar to the early imperial aes in value, but much smaller in weight and size. There were also rare issues of ½ and ¼ nummus coins, mostly in connection to some celebration. Interestingly, the obverses of these new coins were chosen to represent some identical "generic" image of a "good emperor" independent of the actual likeness of the August or Caesar in whose name they were issued, thus affirming the unity of all the tetrarchy rulers. Very roughly one may think of a new radiatus as a price of one loaf of bread, a new argenteus as a very good daily wage, and a new aureus as a price of a good horse. An approximate relationship between these units was as follows: 1 aureus ≈ 20 argentei ≈ 1000 d.c. (some scholars prefer 25 argentei and 1250 d.c.); 1 argenteus ≈ 5 nummi ≈ 50 d.c.; 1 nummus ≈ 5 radiati ≈ 10 d.c.; 1 radiatus ≈ 2 d.c. Of course we know that this reform was ineffective and inflation continued, so all these values were constantly shifting due to changing markets. Diocletian himself stopped minting argenteus in c. 305, and Constantine in his monetary reforms only re-established a new and highly successful gold standard, solidus (1/72 pound of pure gold, surprisingly actually first introduced also by Diocletian in 301, but only as a pilot version). As for billon and bronze coins, "folles" or "nummi", they were minted in all shapes and sizes all over the 4th century, often horribly debased by inflation, and their values at each point can only be guessed. It seems that in later times up to 1000 small bronze coins were sealed in a leather pouch to produce a reasonable unit of payment, thus giving rise to the name follis (lit. "bag" in Latin), which is now anachronistically applied to many billon and bronze coins of the late 3d and 4th century.
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Galerius Follis38 viewsGalerius Æ Follis. 299-303 AD. MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES, laureate head right / SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART, Carthage standing left with fruits in both hands, DELTA in ex.

RIC VI 32b of Carthage, Cohen 191.

Tanit
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Galerius Follis 308-309 AD46 viewsOBV: IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANUS PF AVG; Laureate head rt.
REV: GENIO IMPERATORIS; Genius standing left with modius on head pouring liquid from a patera, holding cornucopia w/chlamys over left arm.
EXERGUE; dot HT (gamma) dot, Heraclea Mint
RIC VI 37a,G (Ref: Wildwinds)
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Galerius Follis 308-9 AD, Heraclea Mint45 viewsObv: IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANUS PF AVG; Laureate head rt. Rev: GENIO IMPERATORIS; Genius stnding left holding patera with modius on head and chlamys and cornucopia. .HT gamma. in Exergue
RIC VI 37 a,G (Wildwinds)
daverino
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GALERIUS Follis Trier40 viewsMAXIMIANVS NOB CAES
Laureated head right - H - at neckbase
R/ GENIO POPV - LI ROMANI
Genius standing left
B | // TR

Follis struck 296 - 297 in Trier ( Treveri )
26,5 mm ; 10,4 gr.

RIC. 214 b

the H is probably for Herculis
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Galerius Maximianus as Caesar AE Follis minted 297 AD.20 viewsGalerius Maximianus as Caesar AE Follis minted 297 AD.

11,46 g. 25 mm.

Obv: GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES. Laureate Head right

Rev: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI/ (crescent)/ D// ANT. Genius standing left, holding cornucopiae and patera.

RIC VI 49b Antioch

From an old collection formed in the 1920s. Ex Münzhandlung Kallai, Vienna.
Paul R3
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Galerius Maximianus caesar, frazioni radiate post riforma (Gaviller & Boyd collection)110 viewsGalerio Massimiano, cesare (293-305 d.C.), due frazioni radiate post riforma
La prima (297-298 d.C.) zecca di Roma, II officina
AE, 3.26 gr., mm. 19,0; MB (F)
D/GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES, busto radiato e drappeggiato di Galerio a dx
R/ VOT XX B in una corona
RIC 6 Roma 87b (var: officina non menzionata), Cohen 247 (var: idem)
o RIC 6 Roma 82 (Massimiano Erculeo, co-augusto con Diocleziano)
La seconda: zecca di Cartagine
AE, 2.31 gr., 20,0 mm; MB (F)
D/ GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES, busto radiato e drappeggiato di Galerio a dx
R/ VOT XX FK in una corona
RIC 36b
Provenienza: entrambe collezione Berardengo, Roma Italia (30 aprile 2008, numero catalogo 29 e 29bis), ex Antony Wilson collection (Yorkcoins, London-New York, 2005), ex Baldwin's Auctions 42 (London, 26 settembre 2005, entrambe nel lotto 684), ex W.C.Boyd collection (London, prima del 1906). I primo esemplare ex George Henry Gaviller collection (London, fino al 1886), ceduta per legato testamentario al nipote W. C. Boyd alla morte avvenuta a Londra il 28 febbraio 1886.
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Galerius Maximianus GENIO AUGUSTI25 viewsGalerius, AE Follis, c.December 308-c.May 310, Group II, Thessalonica, Officina 2

GAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
Laureate head right, divergent wreath ties

GENIO A_VGVSTI
Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, liquors flowing from patera in right hand, cornucopiae in left
* | B across fields . SM . TS . in exergue


RIC VI, 30a (C2)
24 mm, 6,4g
Flamur H
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Galerius Maximianus GENIO POPVLI28 viewsGalerius as Caesar follis Heraclea. AD 296-297; 27mm, 7,3 g.

GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES, laureate head right.
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding cornucopiae
and patera

Mintmark HT Epsilon.



Light Silvering.
Flamur H
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Galerius Obv11 viewsGalerius; AD 295-299
Bronze; AE Post Reform
Radiate Fraction 21mm/3.9g
OBV: GAL VAL MAXIMIANUS NOB CAES
Radiate draped & cuirassed, Bust R
REV: CONCORDIA MILITUM; Maximianus standing right receiving Victory on a globe from Jupiter standing left, KA between
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Galerius Obv9 viewsGalerius; AD 297-298
Bronze; AE Follis, Heraclea mint; 29mm/9.2g
OBV: GAL VAL MAXIMIANUSNOB CEAS; Laureate Head R
REV: GENIO POPULI ROMANI; Genus standing Left holding patera and cornucopia
(RIC VI 20 b, G)
Philip G
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Galerius Rev12 viewsGalerius; AD 295-299
Bronze; AE Post Reform
Radiate Fraction 21mm/3.9g
OBV: GAL VAL MAXIMIANUS NOB CAES
Radiate draped & cuirassed, Bust R
REV: CONCORDIA MILITUM; Maximianus standing right receiving Victory on a globe from Jupiter standing left, KA between
Philip G
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Galerius Rev9 viewsGalerius; AD 297-298
Bronze; AE Follis, Heraclea mint; 29mm/9.2g
OBV: GAL VAL MAXIMIANUSNOB CEAS; Laureate Head R
REV: GENIO POPULI ROMANI; Genus standing Left holding patera and cornucopia
(RIC VI 20 b, G)
Philip G
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Galerius RIC VI 17b11 viewsGalerius Maximian
Obv C VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB C
(R. laur)
Rev GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
(Genius stg l holding patera and cornucopiae)
No mint mark
RIC VI 17b
Lugdunum 10.16g
(ex London Ancient Coins)
(These coins were probably minted by Constantius to equip himself with sufficient folles to serve the needs of his forces during the invasion of Britannia in AD 296 - RIC Volume VI page 231.)
Noviomagus
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Galerius, Follis12 viewsStruck at Londinium
MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES - Laureate, cuirassed bust right
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI - Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia.

300-303AD.

Ref: RIC 15
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Galerius- Genio49 viewsGalerius, 1 March 305 - 5 May 311 A.D.

Obverse:Laureate head right
IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG

IMP: Imperator,
C: Caes,
GAL: Galerius
MAXIMIANVS: Maximianus
PF: Pius Felix
AVG: Agustus

Reverse:
GENIO AVGVSTI CMH

Genio: Genius
AVGVSTI: Agustus
CMH: ??

Showing:Genius standing left holding patera in right and cornucopia in left


Domination: Follis, Bronze, size 25 mm

Mint: SMN (Nicomedia) A (alpha)

CMH:

In his book Roman Bronze Coins From Paganism to Christianity, 294-364 AD., Failmezger proposes the following definition for CMH:

"At the same time, the weight of the bronze coins dropped and 48 coins are now struck to the pound. The mint of Nicomedia issues coins with CMH added as a suffix to the legend on the reverse. This may be interpreted taht this coin has a value of 100 (C- centum) sestertii struck at a new weight of 48 to the pound (Greek letter M for 40, Greek letter H for. This may further support the 25 DC value of the coin theory (see #'s 191, 192, 199, 200, 211, 213). The continued use of CMH at the mint of Cyzicus in the year 311 AD may mean that even thought the weight of the nummus was reduced again from 48 to 72 to the pound, the value remianed constant at 100 sestertii or 25 DC (#192)."

He does say that this is just speculation and that alternative views may be possible.
John Schou
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Galerius- Sacra Monet AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR49 viewsGalerius, 1 March 305 - 5 May 311 A.D.


Obverse:
Laurete head right

MAXIMIANVS NOB CAESS, Maximianus Noble Ceasar

MAXIMIANVS: Maximianus, in reality Galerius
NOB: Noble
CAESS: Caesar

Reverse:
SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR, The emperors sacred money and our Caesars

SACRA : Sacred
MONET: Money
AVGG: Emperors
ET: And
CAESS: Caesars
NOSTR: Our

Moneta standing left holding scales in right and cornucopia in left. * in right field

Domination: Bronze Follis, size 27mm,

Mint: RQ in exe, Rome. * in right field. Dating to c. 302-3. RIC VI Rome 106b.



Explanation why this is Galerius, and not Maximianus. Doug Smith wrote a very good explanation, read this link: http://dougsmith.ancients.info/max.html
John Schou
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GENIO POP ROM - Maximianus37 viewsAE Follis, London, Summer 307
8.95gm, 25mm
Ox: D N MAXIMIANO P F S AVG
O: Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
Rx: GENIO POP ROM, PLN in ex.
R: Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera in right hand, cornucopiae in left.

RIC VI.85 (S), ex. Wayne Phillips
Paul DiMarzio
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GENIO POPVLI ROMANI - Maximianus38 viewsAE Follis, London, 300 - 305
10.33gm, 26mm
Ox: IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
O: Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
Rx: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
R: Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera in right hand, cornucopiae in left.

RIC VI.9 (S), ex. Marc Poncin
Paul DiMarzio
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GENIO POPVLI ROMANI - Maximianus (Lugdunum)59 viewsAE Follis, Lugdunum, 296
7.28gm, 26mm
Ox: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
O: Bust right.
Rx: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
R: Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera in right hand, cornucopiae in left.

RIC VI.14b (C), ex. Zach Beasley

Notes: No this is not from London, but I believe that the unmarked, plain bust coinage of 296 was minted in Lugdunum for the specific purpose of circulating in Britain upon the invasion of Constantius. There are enough stylistic similarities to the LON coinage of 297 to make this worthy of inclusion in my London collection!
Paul DiMarzio
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GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Heraclea RIC 19b7 viewsMaximianus AE Follis. AD 297-298. 9,1 g, 27 mm. IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right / GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera & cornucopia, HTA in ex. (RIC lists obverse as IMP C MA VAL, apparently in error.) Heraclea RIC 19b.Podiceps
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Hercules10 viewsMaximianus
Antoninianus

Radiate, helmeted, & cuirassed bust left, IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
Hercules standing right, strangling the Nemean lion, VIRTVTI AVGG

Ric 458
Blindado
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Hercules. The Nemean lion.172 viewsAntoninianus. 287-289 AD. Lugdunum. 3 off. 5 ems. Radiate, helmeted, and cuirassed bust right . IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG. / Hercules standing right, strangling lion; club thrown behind him at feet. VIRTVTI AVGG. RIC V 456.Lyon 227.
First Labor of Hercules - Nemean Lion
From Apollodorus. " When Hercules heard that, he went to Tiryns and did as he was bid by Eurystheus. First, Eurystheus ordered him to bring the skin of the Nemean lion; now that was an invulnerable beast begotten by Typhon. On his way to attack the lion he came to Cleonae and lodged at the house of a day-laborer, Molorchus; and when his host would have offered a victim in sacrifice, Hercules told him to wait for thirty days, and then, if he had returned safe from the hunt, to sacrifice to Saviour Zeus, but if he were dead, to sacrifice to him as to a hero. And having come to Nemea and tracked the lion, he first shot an arrow at him, but when he perceived that the beast was invulnerable, he heaved up his club and made after him. And when the lion took refuge in a cave with two mouths, Hercules built up the one entrance and came in upon the beast through the other, and putting his arm round its neck held it tight till he had choked it; so laying it on his shoulders he carried it to Cleonae. And finding Molorchus on the last of the thirty days about to sacrifice the victim to him as to a dead man, he sacrificed to Saviour Zeus and brought the lion to Mycenae. Amazed at his manhood, Eurystheus forbade him thenceforth to enter the city, but ordered him to exhibit the fruits of his labours before the gates. They say, too, that in his fear he had a bronze jar made for himself to hide in under the earth, and that he sent his commands for the labours through a herald, Copreus, son of Pelops the Elean. This Copreus had killed Iphitus and fled to Mycenae, where he was purified by Eurystheus and took up his abode."

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HERCVLI CONSERVATORI - Maximianus101 viewsAE Follis, London, 307
6.83gm, 22mm
Ox: D N MAXIMIANO P F S AVG
O: Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
Rx: HERCVLI CONSERVATORI, PLN in ex.
R: Hercules standing facing, head left, right leaning on club, left holding bow, lion's skin over left shoulder.

RIC VI.91 (S), ex. Marc Poncin
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IMP M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS AVG34 viewsMaximianus 286-310 A.D.
RIC V pt II 543
AE Antoninianus
Ob: IMP M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped, curiassed bust right
Rv: HERCVLI CONSERVAT
Ex: ?
Scotvs Capitis
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Large Follis of Maximianus Herculius74 viewsRIC VI 55b (or similar) Ticinium Mint 305 AD
o: IMPC MAXIMIANUS PF AVG
r: FIDES MILITUM / Fides seated left w/ two standards
ex. TT with dot in right
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Licinius I, 11 November 308 - 18 September 324 A.D.21 viewsBronze follis, RIC 8, aVF, Siscia mint, 3.409g, 22.0mm, 180o, 313 - 315 A.D.; obverse IMP LIC LICINIVS P F AVG, laureate head right; reverse IOVI CON-SERVATORI, Jupiter standing left holding Victory on globe and scepter, eagle with wreath in beak left, B right, SIS in ex;

Licinius I was a comrade of emperor Galerius in the Tetrarchic period. Following the abdication of Diocletian and Maximianus, Licinius was raised to the rank of Augustus despite never having held the position of Caesar. After Maximinus II invaded his territories, Licinius marched against him and defeated him soundly. Over the next few years, relations between Licinius and Constantine I deteriorated. Armed conflict broke out several times and Licinius was defeated. Only through the intervention of Licinius' wife, Constantine`s sister, was his life spared. However, shortly after he was executed for additional political machinations against Constantine.

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Licinius I, 11 November 308 - 18 September 324 A.D.47 viewsBronze AE 3, RIC 30, aVF, Rome mint, 3.69g, 20.6mm, 180o, 314 - 315 A.D.; obverse IMP LICINIVS P F AVG, laureate and cuirassed bust right; reverse SOLI INV-I-CTO COMITI, Sol standing left, raising right hand and globe in left, RX and F at sides, RT in ex;
Licinius I was a comrade of emperor Galerius in the Tetrarchic period. Following the abdication of Diocletian and Maximianus, Licinius was raised to the rank of Augustus despite never having held the position of Caesar. After Maximinus II invaded his territories, Licinius marched against him and defeated him soundly. Over the next few years, relations between Licinius and Constantine I deteriorated. Armed conflict broke out several times and Licinius was defeated. Only through the intervention of Licinius` wife, Constantine`s sister, was his life spared. However, shortly after he was executed for additional political machinations against Constantine.


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Maxentius - AE follis8 viewsOstia
309-312 AD
laureate head right
IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG
Castor and Pollux, each with star above cap, chlamys over shoulder, leaning on scepter with outer arm, holding bridled horse with inner hand
AETE_RNITAS__AVG N
MOSTS
RIC 35; Cohen 5; Sear 14975
6,25g
ex Jiří Militký
Johny SYSEL
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Maxentius RIC VI, Aquileia 11394 viewsMaxentius 306 - 312, drawn at the battle of the Milvian bridge, son of Maximianus
AE - AE 2, 6.42g, 24mm
Aquileia 3. officina, late summer AD 307
obv. IMP C MAXENTIVS PF AVG
laureate head r.
rev. CONSERV - VRB SVAE
helmeted Roma sitting l. on shield in tetrastyle temple, holding sceptre l.,
handing globe to the emperor with r., who stands r. in military dress
before her, holding sceptre l. and stretching out r. hand to globe, seated
captive between. Pediment with she-wolf and twins, r. and l. on roof as
acroteria victories holding wreath.
exergue: AQ Gamma
RIC VI, Aquileia 113; C.42
good F

PEDIMENTUM, the trigonal field above the front of the temple (gr. tympanon)
ACROTERIUM, figure or figures standing above the corners and on top of the temple
2 commentsJochen
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Maxentius RIC VI, Ostia 1637 viewsMaxentius AD 306-312, son of Maximianus
AE - Follis, 6.80g, 24mm
Ostia 1st officina, middle to late 309
obv. IMP C MAXENTIVS PF AVG
bust, laureate, r.
rev. AET - ERNITAS - AVG N
The dioscurs Castor and Pollux, each with a star above cap, nude but for chlamys
hanging from shoulder, standing facing each other, each leaning on sceptre with outer
arm and holding bridled horse with inner arm; she-wolf with twins between them.
MOSTA in ex.
RIC VI, Ostia 16; C.10
about EF
added to www.wildwinds.com
1 commentsJochen
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Maxentius RIC VI, Ostia 3513 viewsMaxentius, AD 306-312, son of Maximianus
AE - Follis, 5.55g, 26mm
Ostia, 2nd officina, AD 309-Oct. 312
obv. IMP C MAXENTIVS PF AVG
Head, laureate, r.
rev. AETE - RNITAS - AVG N
The Dioscurs, Castor and Pollux, each with star above his cap, stg. looking at
each other, nude except chlamys hanging down from their shoulders, resting
with outer arm on sceptre and holding with the other hand bridled horses.
in ex. M[OS]TS
RIC VI, Ostia 35
good F-about VF
Jochen
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Maxentius RIC VI, Ticinum 10625 viewsMaxentius, AD 306-312, son of Maximianus
AE - Follis, 4.32g, 24.9mm
Ticinum, 1st officina, AD 308-310
obv. IMP MAXENTIVS PF AVG
Head, laureate, r.
rev. CONSERV - VRB SVAE
Victory advancing r., holding palmbranch in l. hand and crowning Roma who is
seated on cuirass l., holding globe and sceptre; between them a captive with
hands bound on back; all in tetrastyle temple, pediment decorated with waves
and points, on the roof as acroteria Victories holding wreath.
in ex. PT
RIC VI, Ticinum 106
Scarce, about EF
From Forum Ancient Coins, thanks!


Jochen
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Maximian (286 - 305, 306 - 308, and 310 A.D)43 viewsӔ Antoninianus
O: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG , radiate , draped bust right .
R: CONCORDIA MILITVM, Maximianus standing right holding sceptre, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter standing left, holding long sceptre, Epsilon in lower centre. •XXI• in exergue.
Heraclea mint, 293 A.D.
21mm
4.8g
RIC V 607 E, Cohen 53
2 commentsMat
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Maximian (RIC 16b, Coin #265)12 viewsRIC 16b (C), Copper Post-reform Radiate, Cyzicus, 295-299 AD.
Obv: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Rev: CONCORDIA MILITVM Jupiter presenting Victory to Maximianus. K epsilon in center.
Size: 21.4mm 2.46gm
MaynardGee
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Maximian (RIC 16b, Coin #266)15 viewsRIC 16b (C), Copper Post-reform Radiate, Cyzicus, 295-299 AD.
Obv: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Rev: CONCORDIA MILITVM Jupiter presenting Victory to Maximianus. K epsilon in center.
Size: 19.0mm 2.20gm
MaynardGee
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Maximian (RIC 623, Coin #267)11 viewsRIC 623 (C), AE Antoninianus, Antioch, 285 AD.
Obv: IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Rev: IOVI CONSERVATORI AVGG (XXI) Jupiter presenting Victory to Maximianus. Epsilon delta in center.
Size: 21.0mm 3.10gm
MaynardGee
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Maximian - Alexandria5 viewsBI tetradrachm
29 Aug 291 - 28 Aug 292 AD
laureate, draped and cuirased bust right
MAΞIMI_ANOC CEB
Nike with wreath and palm branch advancing right
L_* / Z
Milne 5031, Curtis 2101, Geissen 3319, SNG Cop 1048, BMC 2580
7,09 g
Johny SYSEL
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Maximian 1.03.0082 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG (R.laur, cuir)
Rev GENIO POPVLI ROMANI (Genius stg l holding patera and cornucopiae)
Not in RIC LMCC 1.03.008 (RRR)
London 10.3g
(ex Zeus Gallery)
The obverse legend on this coin only appears once more in London coins, and this is on RIC VI 45 (LMCC 4.03.010), which was minted in the name of Galerius, once he was bestowed the title Augustus. LMCC suggests that the engraver for this coin was the same as for 1.03.007.

Noviomagus
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Maximian Antoninianus24 viewsMaximianus Herculeus, Augustus 286-305, 307-308, and 310 AD.

Lugdunum, 287-288AD.

23mm., 4.40g.

IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG. Bust of Maximian, radiate, draped, cuirassed, right.

HERCVLI PACIFERO. Hercules, standing left, holding olive-branch in right hand and club with lion's skin in left hand. Mintmark B/-//SML.

References: RIC V Diocletian 371

AAIU
RL
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Maximian Antoninianus9 viewsMaximianus Herculeus, Augustus 286-305, 307-308, and 310 AD.

Lugdunum, AD 285.

22mm., 3.44g.

IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Bust of Maximian, radiate, draped, right, or bust of Maximian, radiate, draped, cuirassed, right

VIRTVS AVGG, Jupiter, standing right, holding sceptre in right hand and clasping hand of Hercules; Hercules, standing left, holding club and lion's skin. MintMark: D

References: RIC V Diocletian 432

AAIA
RL
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Maximian Coded - B w/ KOY - Siscia - RIC 580var60 viewsIMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG (2); CONSERVATOR AVGG; Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right (C); Maximianus standing left pouring a sacrifice from patina in right hand while holding a sceptre in left & Hercules pouring a sacrifice from a patina in right hand while leaning on a club in left hand; with XXIBKOY in ex.cscoppa
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Maximian Coded - gamma with lamba I - Siscia - RIC 58057 viewsIMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG (2); CONSERVATOR AVGG; Radiate and cuirassed bust right (F); Maximianus standing left pouring a sacrifice from patina in right hand while holding a sceptre in left & Hercules pouring a sacrifice from a patina in right hand while leaning on a club in left hand; with XXI gamma dot lamba I dot in ex.cscoppa
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Maximian Coded - gamma with lamba I - Siscia - RIC 58099 viewsIMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG (2); CONSERVATOR AVGG; Radiate and cuirassed bust right (F); Maximianus standing left pouring a sacrifice from patina in right hand while holding a sceptre in left & Hercules pouring a sacrifice from a patina in right hand while leaning on a club in left hand; with XXI gamma dot lamba I dot in ex. 1 commentscscoppa
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Maximian Coded - lamba I46 viewsIMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS AVG (4); CONSERVATOR AVGG; Radiate bare bust right; Maximianus standing left pouring a sacrifice from patina in right hand while holding a sceptre in left & Hercules pouring a sacrifice from a patina in right hand while leaning on a club in left hand; with gamma in right field and dot XXI dot lamba I dot in ex.cscoppa
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Maximian I Herculius, AE Antoninianus.18 viewsIMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate cuirassed bust right

CONCORDIA MILITVM, Jupiter presents Victory on a globe to Maximianus, Crescent over A between, ANT in exergue

Antioch

RIC VI 62b
GaiusCaligula
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Maximian Post Reform Radiate12 viewsMaximianus
Reigned AD 286-305, 306-308, 310
Coin Struck AD 295-296
AE Post-Reform Radiate
RIC VI Heraclea 22
Heraclea Mint

O: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate cuirassed bust right

R: CONCORDIA MILITVM, Jupiter presents Victory on a globe to Maximianus, HΓ between
Gao
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Maximian RIC VI, Trier 582(b)36 viewsMaximianus 286-305, 308
AE - Follis, 11.31g, 28.9mm
Trier 1st officina ca.303 - 1 May 305
obv. IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG
bust laureate, cuirassed, r.
rev. GENIO POPV - LI ROMANI
Genius, turreted, stg. l., holding Patera and Cornucopia
field: S-F
exergue: PTR
RIC VI, Trier 582(b)
good VF
added to www.wildwinds.com

SF is sometimes interpreted as abbreviation of SAECVLI FELICITAS, Happy times. But really the meaning is unknown.
1 commentsJochen
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Maximian Silvered follis33 viewsmaximian silvered follis 297-298AD
29.1mm, 9.294g
Obv: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG,
Laureate head (large head) r
Rev: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI,
Genius stg.L Modius on head, naked but for
chalmys over left shoulder, holding cornucopia
& pouring from patera
HTB in ex.
RIC VI 19a corr., SRCV IV 13265

1 commentssean c2
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Maximianus37 viewsMaximianus 286-310 A.D.
RIC V pt II 543
AE Antoninianus
Ob: IMP M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped, curiassed bust right
Rv: HERCVLI CONSERVAT
Ex: ?
Scotvs Capitis
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Maximianus42 viewsfr: IMP C MAXIMIANUS PF AUG
re: SACRAMONET AUGG ET CAESS NOSTR
pax
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MAXIMIANUS60 viewsMAXIMIANUS
28.6 mm, 180º,
Laureate head right / Fides standing left holding two standards.
Obverse legend: IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
Reverse legend: FIDES MILITVM AVGG ET CAESS NN
In ex.: AQP
-------------------------------------
RIC VI 60b p319
A reverse legend that appears only at Aquileia c. 305-306.

(Marcus Aurelius Valerianus Maximianus)
Junior co-Emperor of the First Tetrarchy
AD 286-305
Tkonnova
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Maximianus29 viewsAE Post-Reform Radiate, 3.68g, Maximianus, Cyzicus mint, 286-310. Obv: Maximianus facing right, IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS PF AVG; Rev: CONCORDIA MILITVM, Emperor standing right holding sceptre and receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter standing left, holding sceptre, K-E between, VF. RIC 016b, RCV 3639, Van Meter 045.1 commentsMolinari
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MAXIMIANUS18 viewsMAXIMIANUS AE antoninianus, Struck at Heraclea, 292-295 AD.

IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate & draped bust right.
Rev. CONCORDIA MILITVM, Jupiter presents Victory on a globe to Maximianus, HDetla between.
ecoli
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Maximianus 40 viewsMaximianus Silvered Antoninianus. Cyzicus mint, 293 AD. IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG, radiate draped bust right / CONCORDIA MILITVM, Maximianus standing right holding sceptre, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter standing left, holding long sceptre, [epsilon?] between, XXI dot in ex. Cohen 53. RIC 607, E 3 commentsRandygeki(h2)
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Maximianus16 viewsMaximianus. First reign, AD 286-305. Antoninianus (21mm, 3.75 g, 6h). Cyzicus mint, 5th officina. Radiate, cuirassed, and draped bust right, seen from behind / Jupiter standing left, holding scepter, handing Victory on globe to Maximianus standing right; Є//XXI•. RIC V 607. silvered. 2 commentsTLP
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Maximianus 27 viewsAE Radiate, Cyzicus Mint, AD 295-299Jon the Lecturer
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MAXIMIANUS45 viewsAR argenteus. Rome 294 AD. 2,73 grs. Laureate head right. MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / The four tetrarchs sacrificing over tripod before six-turreted enclosure. VICTORIA SARMAT.
RIC 20.
I.& L. Goldberg 46. Lot 139.
1 commentsbenito
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Maximianus12 viewsantvwala
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MAXIMIANUS40 viewsAntoninianus. 287-289 AD. Lugdunum. 3 off. 5 ems. Radiate, helmeted, and cuirassed bust right . IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG. / Hercules standing right, strangling lion; club thrown behind him at feet. VIRTVTI AVGG. RIC V 456.Lyon 227. 1 commentsbenito
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MAXIMIANUS37 viewsAE follis. Alexandria, 304-305 AD. 10,23 grs. Laureate head right . IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG. / Hercules standing facing, head left, holding club and apple. HERCVLI VICTORI. Δ/S in left field. P in right. ALE in exergue.
RIC 38.
Ex Barry P. Murphy.
1 commentsbenito
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Maximianus 35 viewsMaximianus AE Antoninianus. Cyzicus mint, 293 AD. IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG, radiate draped bust right / CONCORDIA MILITVM, Maximianus standing right holding scepter, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter standing left, holding long scepter, e between, XXI• in ex. Cohen 53Randygeki(h2)
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MAXIMIANUS45 viewsAE follis. Alexandria, 304-305 AD. 10,23 grs. Laureate head right . IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG. / Hercules standing facing, head left, holding club and apple. HERCVLI VICTORI. Δ/S in left field. P in right. ALE in exergue.
RIC 38.
1 commentsbenito
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MAXIMIANUS 43 viewsAntoninianus. 287-289 AD. Lugdunum. 3 off. 5 ems. Radiate, helmeted, and cuirassed bust right . IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG. / Hercules standing right, strangling lion; club thrown behind him at feet. VIRTVTI AVGG. RIC V 456.Lyon 227.1 commentsbenito
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Maximianus30 viewsAE (7.2g - 25mm)
obv.IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
laureate head right
rev.CONSERVATORES VRB SVAE
hexstyle temple with Roma seated within holding globe and sceptre
in exergue R star P
mint Rome
Struck 307 AD
RIC VI Rome 198
Holger G
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Maximianus22 viewsFirst reign, AD 286-305. Æ Follis (28mm, 9.26 g, 6h). Carthage mint, 2nd officina. Struck circa AD 299-303. Laureate head right / Carthago standing facing, head left, holding fruits in both hands; B. RIC VI 31b. nearly full silvering, small scuff on reverse.

1 commentsTLP
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Maximianus44 viewsMaximianus Æ follis, 286-305 AD, 10.61gm, struck 296-297 AD in Heraclea, 29.4mm. Obv: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG; laureate head right. Rev: GENIO POPV-L-I ROMANI; Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia; HTB in exergue. RIC VI p531, 17b. extensive silvering as shown in photo. 3 commentsTLP
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MAXIMIANUS36 viewsAR argenteus. Rome 294 AD. 2,73 grs. Laureate head right. MAXIMIANVS P F AVG / The four tetrarchs sacrificing over tripod before six-turreted enclosure. VICTORIA SARMAT.
RIC 20.
I.& L. Goldberg 46. Lot 139.
benito
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Maximianus17 viewsMaximianus
Obverse: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right
Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, holding cornucopia and pouring from a patera, •TSB• in ex
Size: 27.7mm, 10.243gm
Mint: Thessalonica 300-301 AD
Id#'s: RIC VI 21b
Notes: Ex-Forvm
ickster
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Maximianus25 viewsDetail of RIC.404;B. supp 2/498 pl. XXIIJulianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus11 viewsFirst reign, 286-305 AD
AE Follis, Carthage mint, 2nd officina. Struck 297-298 AD
Obverse: IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, Laureate head right.
Reverse: FELIX AD-V-ENT AVGG NN, Africa standing facing, head left, wearing elephant skin headdress and holding signum and tusk; at feet to left, lion with captured bull; H in left field; PKS in exergue.
References: RIC VI 23b, RCV 3630, Van Meter 035
Justin L
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Maximianus RIC V 59519 viewsObv: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
radiate, draped cuirassed bust right
Rev:CONCORDIA MILITVM
Jupiter presents Victory on a globe to Maximianus
r between
•XXI• in ex
22mm 3.6gm
OWL365
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Maximianus RIC VI 19b31 viewsThessalonica 298-299 AD. 1st officina.,
Æ Follis (27mm, 9.28 g)
IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
TSA in ex.
ex CNG
1 commentsxokleng
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Maximianus (286-305 A.D.)42 viewsÆ Follis
O: D N MAXIMIANO BEATISS SEN AVG, laureate bust of Maximianus right in imperial mantle, olive branch in right hand, mappa in left.
R: PROVIDENTIA DEOR QVIES AVGG, Providentia standing right, extending right hand to Quies standing left, branch in right hand, leaning on scepter with left; S-F across fields, RT in exergue.
Rome Mint, 3rd officina, 305 AD
28mm
10.91g
RIC VI Rome 116b (R)

Abdication Issue

Published on Wildwinds!
3 commentsMat
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Maximianus (286-305) radiatus (AE)16 viewsObv.: IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS PF AVG (Emperor with radiate crown) Rev.: CONCORDIA MILITVM (Emperor receiving Victoria on globe from Jupiter) Field: KE Diameter: 19 mm Weight: 2,16 g RIC VI 15b, E

Maximianus holds the record for serving as emperor on three seperate occasions: 286-305 in the Tetrarchy, 306-308 with his son Maxentius and in 310 against Constantine.
Nick.vdw
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Maximianus (293 AD) AE Antoninianus, Antioch mint12 viewsRoman Imperial, Maximianus (293 AD) AE Antoninianus, Antioch mint.

Obverse: IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, Radiate and cuirassed bust right.

Reverse: CONCORDIA MIL-ITVM, Maximianus receiving Victory from Jupiter, H in lower center. Mintmark: XXI.

Reference: RIC V-2 Antioch 621; Cohen 54.
Gil-galad
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Maximianus - AE 1/2 follis7 viewsstruck by Constantine I
Siscia
318-319 AD
veiled laureate head right
DIVO MAXIMIANO SEN FORT IMP
emperor seated left on curule chair, holding short scepter, raising right hand
REQVIES OPTIM_ORVM MERITORVM
SIS
RIC VII Siscia 41
1,16g
ex Petr Schimandl
Johny SYSEL
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Maximianus - AE silvered follis9 viewsabdication follis

Aquileia
305-306 AD
laureate bust dressed in imperial mantle right holding olive-branch and mappa
D N MAXIMIANO BAEATISSIMO SEN AVG
Quies standing left extending hand against Providentia who is holding scepter and branch
PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG
S · F
AQS
RIC VI Aquileia 63b
11,27g

rare
Johny SYSEL
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Maximianus - Alexandria22 viewsAE didrachm?
296 AD ?
laureate head right
MAΞIMIA_NOC CEB
Isis holding scepter and sistrum standing left
IC_IC
maybe unique! Variant with Diocletian: CNG 63, Lot: 1104.
4,39g

few AE tetradrachms with weight 6-8g are known but this is clearly smaller flan just like CNG 63, Lot: 1104.

CNG:
" The Isis festival was a major celebration in Rome in the 3rd and 4th centuries, heralding the arrival of the ship of Isis (navigium Isidis) from Alexandria on the 5th of March. Such coins or tokens were first struck by Diocletian at Rome to mark the arrival of the ship, but this item, with its Alexandrian flan and Greek legend, was clearly struck in Egypt, perhaps upon the ship's departure. It may be one of the last issues struck in Alexandria before the closure of the mint in 296 AD. Alföldi proposes that the festival associated with the Isis ship (also known as carrus navalis) became, in the Middle Ages, the carne levare or carnival."
Johny SYSEL
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Maximianus - AR argenteus3 viewsTicinum
295 AD
laureate head right
MAXIMIA_NVS AVG
tetrarchs sacrificing before six-turreted enclosure
VIRTVS_MILITVM
RIC 18b; RSC 622d
2,92g
ex Aurea numismatika
Johny SYSEL
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Maximianus - RIC 108 B11 viewsIMP MAXIMIANVS AVG
GENIO POP-VLI ROMANI/ |B
PLG in ex.
Lyon mint - 300 - 304 AD.
xokleng
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Maximianus - RIC 9515 viewsMaximianus AE Follis.
Siscia 296 AD.
IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right/
GENIO POP-VLI ROMANI, Genius standing left,
modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder,
holding patera and cornucopiae,
star-SIS in ex.
xokleng
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MAXIMIANUS - TETRADRACHM ALEXANDRIA - ALEXANDRIA9 views17 mm, 7.5 g, year 4diliuspius
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MAXIMIANUS - TETRADRACHM ALEXANDRIA - HOMONIA15 views18 mm, 8.9 g, year 3diliuspius
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MAXIMIANUS - TETRADRACHM ALEXANDRIA - TYCHE11 views18 mm, 8.5 g, year 5diliuspius
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Maximianus / Elpis40 viewsAlexandria, Egypt
287-288 AD (Year 2, first reign)
AE Tetradrachm (17mm, 8.13g)
O: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; MAΞIMIANOC CEB.
R: Elpis standing left, holding flower and raising her skirt; L-B on either side.
Milne 4814
ex M&R Coins
Enodia
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Maximianus 1.01.00521 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv IMP MAXIMINANVS PF AVG
(R. laur)
Rev GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
(Genius standing l, holding patera and cornucopiae)
LON in ex
London
Not in RIC LMCC 1.01.005 (R)
9.8g
c. 296 AD
(ex Didier Lequetier)
(This coin is the fourth example mentioned in the footnote of CT)
These early coins from the London mint are stylistically similar to coins minted in France at the time, and suggest that an engraver(s) came over with Constantius when Britannia was invaded in 296.
Noviomagus
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Maximianus 1.01.00617 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv IMP MAXIMINANVS PIVS AVG
(R. laur)
Rev GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
(Genius standing l, holding patera and cornucopiae)
LON in ex
London
RIC VI 3 LMCC 1.01.006 (R)
8.48g
c. 296 AD
(ex Antonio Pareja)
(Three other examples are listed in LMCC)
These early coins from the London mint are stylistically similar to coins minted in France at the time, and suggest that an engraver(s) came over with Constantius when Britannia was invaded in 296.
Noviomagus
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Maximianus 2.01.00710 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
(R, laur, cuir)
Rev GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
(Genius standing l holding patera and cornucopiae)
No mint mark
London
RIC VI 6b LMCC 2.01.007 (C)
11.1g
(ex Roma Numismatics)
Noviomagus
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Maximianus 3.01.01210 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
(R.laur cuir)
Rev GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
(Genius stg l holding patera and cornucopiae)
No mint mark
London
RIC VI 23b LMCC 3.01.012 (C)
10.6g
(ex Steve Thomas)
Noviomagus
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Maximianus 3.01.0139 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
(R. laur. dr. cuir)
Rev GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
(Genius stg l holding patera and cornucopiae)
No mint mark
London
RIC VI 25 LMCC 3.01.013 (S)
10.5g
(ex Den of Antiquity)
Noviomagus
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Maximianus 3.01.01914 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG
(L, laur, cuir, spear over right shoulder, shield on left arm)
Rev GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
(Genius standing l holding patera and cornucopiae)
No mint mark
London
RIC VI 29b LMCC 3.01.019 (RR)
9.4g
(ex Victors Imperial Coins)
Noviomagus
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Maximianus 4.01.00311 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv DN MAXIMIANO BAEATISSIMO SEN AVG
(R.laur, in imperial mantle r.holding olive branch l.mappa)
Rev PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG
(Providentia r. extending hand to Quies who is holding a branch and leaning on a sceptre)
No mintmark
London
RIC VI 76b LMCC 4.01.003 (R)
9.8g
(ex RB Monnaies)

(These coins were issued when Diocletian and Maximian Herculius retired in 305 AD. The reverse legend means "Divine Providence and Tranquility for our Emperors" and is the Roman equivalent of saying "All the best for your retirement."
With London coins, the BAEATISSIMO obverse legend is much rarer than the FELICISSIMO one.




Noviomagus
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Maximianus 4.01.00413 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv MAXIMIANO FELICISSIMO SEN AVG
(R. laur, in imperial mantle r. holding olive branch l. mappa)
Rev PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG
(Providentia r. extending hand to Quies who is holding a branch and leaning on a sceptre)
No mint mark
London
RIC VI 77b LMCC 4.01.004 (C)
10.8g
(ex CGB)
(These coins were issued when Diocletian and Maximian Herculius retired in 305 AD. The reverse legend means "Divine Providence and Tranquility for our Emperors" and is the Roman equivalent of saying "All the best for your retirement."
Noviomagus
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Maximianus 4.03.00221 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv IMP C MAXIMIANVS P FEL AVG
(R.laur cuir)
Rev GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
(Genius stg l holding patera and cornucopiae)
No mint mark
London
RIC VI 41 LMCC 4.03.002 (R)
8.3g
(ex Bons Plans Numis)
Noviomagus
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Maximianus 5.01.0038 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv D N MAXIMIANO PFS AVG
(R. laur. cuir)
Rev GENIO POP ROM
(Genius stg l. holding patera and cornucopiae)
PLN in ex
London
RIC VI 90 LMCC 5.01.003 (C)
7.3g
(ex F Rist)
Noviomagus
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Maximianus 5.01.003a7 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv D N MAXIMIANO PFS AVG
(R. laur. cuir)
Rev GENIO POP ROM
(Genius stg l. holding patera and cornucopiae)
PLN in ex
London
RIC VI 90 LMCC 5.01.003 (C)
7.2g
(ex F Rist)
Noviomagus
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Maximianus 5.03.01118 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv D N MAXIMIANO PFS AVG
(R. laur cuir)
Rev MARTI PATRI CONSERVATORI
(Mars, helmeted, standing r, right hand leaning spear, left on shield)
PLN in ex
London
Not in RIC LMCC 5.03.011 (RR)
5.8g
Noviomagus
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Maximianus abdication follis.111 viewsFollis, 305-306 AD, Treveri mint.
Obverse: DN MAXIMIANO BAEATISSIMO SEN AVG / Laureate bust of Maximian, wearing the imperial mantle, olive branch in right hand, mappa in left hand.
Reverse: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG / Providentia standing, extending hand to Quies, also standing, holding branch and leaning on sceptre. S F in fields.
Mint mark: PTR
12.62 gm., 27 mm.
RIC #673b; Sear #13394.

On May 1, 305, Diocletian and Maximian retired. These coins were issued to commemorate that event.
Callimachus
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Maximianus AD285-AD30510 viewsDie axis 180 degrees
partial silvering
Paul D3
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Maximianus AE 295-299 AD22 viewsPost-reform radiate fraction
IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, RADIATE CUIRASSED DRAPED BUST RIGHT
CONCORDIA MILITVM, emperor standing right receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter
KD between emperor and Jupiter
RIC IV Cyzicus 16B
CGPCGP
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MAXIMIANUS AE Antoninianus15 viewsOBVERSE: IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right
REVERSE: FELIX ADVENT AVGG N N, Africa standing facing, looking left, wearing elephant-skin headdress, holding standard and elephant's tusk, lion with captured bull at feet, H in right field, mintmark PKB
Struck at Carthage. AD 298
RIC VI 25b
Legatus
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Maximianus AE Antoninianus RIC 622 crescent S, Hercules36 views OBV: IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate cuirassed bust right
REV: IOV ET HERCV CONSER AVGG, Jupiter standing right holding sceptre & orb facing Hercules standing left holding Victory & club, S in lower centre, XXI dot in ex.
4.3g, 22mm

Struck at Antioch, 286-95 AD
Legatus
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Maximianus AE Follis42 views305-306 AD. Serdica mint.
Obv.: D N MAXIMIANO FELICISSIMO SEN AVG - Laureate and mantled bust right, holding olive branch and mappa.
Rev.: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG - Providentia and Quies standing vis-à-vis; S-F/Γ/•SM•SD•.
RIC 15b.
Minos
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Maximianus AE Follis25 views299-303 AD. Carthage mint.
Obv.: IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG - Laureate bust of Maximian right, hair and beard closely cropped.
Rev.: SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART - Carthago standing facing, head left, in long robe, holding fruit in both hands, B in exergue.
RIC 31b.
Minos
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Maximianus AE Follis23 viewsOBV: MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES
laureate head right
REV: SACRA MONET AVGG-ET CAESS NOSTR
Moneta standing left holding scales & cornucopiae, AQG in ex.
Date: 300 A.D. Aquileia Mint
RIC VI Aquileia 30b, rated C2
27.2mm, 9.99g
miffy
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MAXIMIANUS AE follis - 296 AD51 viewsobv:IMP.C.MAXIMIANVS.PF.AVG (laureate head right)
rev:GENIO.POP-VLI.ROMANI (Genius standing left with modius on head, chlamys over shoulder, patera & cornucopiae) / Γ/*SIS
ref:RIC VI-Siscia95b
10.70gms, 28mm
berserker
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MAXIMIANUS AE Follis RIC VI 148, Genius22 viewsOBV: IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, laureate head right
REV: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, holding patera and cornucopiae, no mintmark
8.8g, 28mm

Minted at Lugdunum, 296-6 AD
Legatus
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MAXIMIANUS AE Fraction RIC VI 46b, Concordia24 viewsOBV: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right
REV: CONCORDIA MILITVM, emperor standing right in military dress, short sceptre in left hand, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter standing left, holding sceptre; D between, ALE in ex
3.5g, 22mm
Minted at Alexandria, 296-7 AD
1 commentsLegatus
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Maximianus AE Post Reform Radiate Fraction. 303 AD. Carthage 23 views3.20 grams.
20 mm.
Carthage
RIC 37b Maximianus AE Post Reform Radiate Fraction. 303 AD. IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate draped bust right / VOT XX FK, three lines in wreath.
Antonio Protti
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MAXIMIANUS AE Post Reform Radiate RIC 36b, VOTA19 viewsOBVERSE: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, radiate bust right
REVERSE: / VOT dot XX S in three lines within laurel wreath
2.33 g, 19.50 mm

Struck at Ticinum, 299 AD
Legatus
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Maximianus AE Radiate14 viewsMaximianus AE Post-Reform Radiate Fraction. 295-299 AD. IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate draped bust right / CONCORDIA MILITVM, emperor standing right receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter, KA between.

Cyzicus RIC 15b
Tanit
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Maximianus AE Radiate37 viewsAE Radaite
Obv: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS PF AVG;
Rev: VOT XX; legend in wreath.
Tanit
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Maximianus AE Radiate22 viewsMaximianus AE Post-Reform Radiate Fraction. 295-299 AD. IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate draped bust right / CONCORDIA MILITVM, emperor standing right receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter, KA between.

Cyzicus RIC 15b
Tanit
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Maximianus AE Radiate fraction, 305-306 AD, Alexandria18 viewsRoman Imperial, Maximianus AE Radiate fraction, (305-306 AD), Alexandria, 2.9g, 20.56mm

Obverse: IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right.

Reverse: CONCORDIA MI-LITVM, Emperor standing right holding Victory on globe with Jupiter standing left, holding sceptre. Lower centre: Γ. Mintmark: ALƐ. "Concord of the Military"

Reference: RIC VI Alexandria 59b
Gil-galad
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MAXIMIANUS AE silvered follis, RIC VI Alexandria 32b37 viewsMAXIMIANUS AE silvered follis. Struck at ALEXANDRIA, 301 AD. IMP CMA MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right. Reverse - GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, pouring libations from patera & holding cornucopiae, XX in field left, Ε over I right, ALE in exergue. 26mm, 10.1g.
RIC VI Alexandria 32b
areich
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Maximianus AE129 viewsObv: IMPCMAMAXIMIANVSPFAVG - Laureate bust facing right.
Rev: GENIOPOPVLIROMANI - Genius standing facing left,wearing modius on head, nude except for chlamys over left shoulder, pouring out patera with left hand and holding cornucopia in right hand.
Fields: K∆ in exergue (Cyzicus A.D.297/299)
Diameter: ≤27mm (AE1)
Weight: 10.13g
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Maximianus AE28 Follis44 viewsRIC VI 108b Siscia; 299 A.D.
9.2 g, 28 mm
IMP MAXIMIANUS P F AVG, laureate head right
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, with modius on head, cornucopia & patera
G(amma) to right, SIS in ex
2 commentsMark Z2
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Maximianus Alexandria Nummus11 viewsMaximianus
reigned 286-305
coin stuck 300

O: IMP CMA MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, laureate bust right
R: GENIO POPV-L-I ROMANI, Genius naked, chlamys over left shoulder holding patera from which liquid flows, cornucopiae, XXI in left field, B in right, faint ALE mintmark in exergue.

RIC VI Alexandria 30b
Gao
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Maximianus antoninianus39 viewsCONCORDIA MILITVMTibsi
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Maximianus Antoninianus127 viewsOBV: IMP CM A MAXIMINIANVS PF AVG
Radiate, Curiassed Bust of Maximian, right.
REV: CONCORDIA MILITVM,
Emperor standing right, holding septre,
receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter, holding staff.
Officina H between, •XXI in exergue.
A.D. 292-295
4.10 grams 21.5 mm
RIC 5 vol.II (Heraclea) 595; Cohen 54
4 commentsgoldenancients
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MAXIMIANUS Antoninianus 22 views(2,77 g. - 23-25 mm) Antiochia 285-295.
Vs: IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG. Büste mit Strahlenkrone, Paludament und Panzer rechts.
Rs: IOV ET HERCV CONSER AVGG / HG // XXI, Jupiter mit Globus und Szepter und Hercules mit Victoria, Keule und Löwenfell stehen einander gegenüber. _e16


Antonivs Protti
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Maximianus Antoninianus9 viewsMaximianus Antoninianus

Obverse:
IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG
Radiate, draped bust right

Reverse:
CONCORDIA MILITVM
Maximianus standing right on left, holding sceptre, receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter to right, holding sceptre
Harry G
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Maximianus Antoninianus - CONSERVATOR AVGG - •XXI•KOY•25 viewsMaximianus Antoninianus

Obverse:
IMP C MA VAL MAXIMIANBS P F AVG
Radiate and cuirassed bust right

Reverse:
CONSERVATOR AVGG
Maximian and Hercules stg. with altar between, -/B in field, •XXI•KOY• in exergue

Siscia

RIC 580, RCV13118
3 commentsHarry G
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MAXIMIANUS Antoninianus, RIC VI 14, CONCORDIA24 viewsOBV: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate cuirassed bust right
REV: CONCORDIA MILITVM, Jupiter presents Victory on a globe to Maximianus, H Delta between
3.8g, 21mm

Minted at Heraclea, 295-6 AD
1 commentsLegatus
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MAXIMIANUS Antoninianus, RIC VI 15b,D, Concordia21 viewsOBV: IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate draped bust right
REV: CONCORDIA MILITVM, emperor standing right receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter, K Delta between.


Minted at Cyzicus, 295-99 AD
Legatus
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MAXIMIANUS Antoninianus, RIC VI 621, CONCORDIA22 viewsOBV: IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right
REV: CONCORDIA MIL-ITVM, Maximianus receiving Victory from Jupiter, Epsilon-Delta between, dot XXI in ex.


Minted at Antioch, 293 AD
Legatus
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Maximianus AR Argenteus12 viewsRome mint, Maximian's 1st reign, 286-305AD
3.08g, 19.25mm
RIC vi, p.354
1 commentsSamson L2
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MAXIMIANUS AR Argentus, RIC VI 27b, Four Tetrarchs25 viewsOBV: MAXIMIANVS AVG, laureate head right
REV: VIRTVS MILITVM, four tetrarchs sacrificing before walls with 8 turrets


Minted at Rome, 286-305 AD
Legatus
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Maximianus Argenteus13 viewsMaximianus. First reign, A.D. 286-305. AR argenteus (17 mm, 3.06 g, 12 h). Nicomedia, ca. A.D. 295. MAXIMIA-NVS AVG, laureate head of Maximianus right / VICTORIAE SARMATICAE, the four tetrarchs sacrificing over tripod before six-turreted enclosure; SMNΓ. RIC 19b; RSC 552b. Small flan crack at 6 h, porosity. TLP
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Maximianus coded - A with HP - RIC V, 582 var.71 viewsMaximianus Herculeus 286 - 310
AE - Antoninianus (pre-reform), 4.37g, 23.2mm
Siscia 1. officina, 290
obv. IMP CMA VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
bare bust, radiate head r.
rev. CONSERVATOR AVGG
Emperor, holding sceptre, and Hercules, shouldering club and lion's skin, standing
face to face, sacrificing at altar
l. field: A
exergue: dot XXI dot HP dot
RIC V/2, Siscia 582 var., unrecorded; not in Cohen
R; good VF, rest of silvering, thick flan
added to www.wildwinds.com

RIC 582 has obv. legend only P AVG, and bust type 'cuirassed' not 'bare'!

HP, 1st group of HP - KOY - LI
= Gen. of Herculius, name of Maximianus, so-called coded coins
look at http://forumancientcoins.com/forvm/Collectors_Resources
2 commentsJochen
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Maximianus coded - B with KOY - RIC V, 58062 viewsMaximianus Herculeus 286 - 310
AE - Antoninianus (pre-reform), 2.94g, 25.4mm
Siscia 2. officina, 289 - 290
obv. IMP CMA VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
bust cuirassed, radiate head r.
rev. CONSERVATOR AVGG
Emperor, holding sceptre, and Hercules, leaning on club, standing
face to face, sacrificing at altar
r. field: B
exergue: XXIKOY
RIC V/2, Siscia 580; C.71
VF/EF, rest of silvering, flan crack at 4 o'clock

KOY, 2nd group of HP - KOY - LI
= Gen. of Herculius, name of Maximianus, so-called coded coins
look at http://forumancientcoins.com/forvm/Collectors_Resources.html
Jochen
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Maximianus coded - G with LI - RIC V, 58044 viewsMaximianus Herculeus 286 - 310
AE - Antoninianus (pre-reform), 3.69g, 23.2mm
Siscia 3. officina, 289 - 290
obv. IMP CMA VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
bust with drapery on l. shoulder, head radiate r.
rev. CONSERVATOR AVGG
Emperor, holding sceptre, and Hercules, leaning on club, standing
face to face, sacrificing at altar
l. field: Gamma
exergue: dot XXI dot Lambda Iota dot
RIC V, Siscia 580 var.; C.71
Scarce; VF+, rest of silvering, flan crack at 12 o'clock

This bust type is in RIC not listed!

Lambda Iota, last group of HP - KOY - LI
= Gen. of Herculius, name of Maximianus, so-called coded coins
look at http://forumancientcoins.com/forvm/Collectors_Resources.html
Jochen
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Maximianus coded - G with LI - RIC V, Siscia 580 var.63 viewsMaximianus Herculeus 286 - 310
AE - Antoninianus (pre-reform), 3.14g, 23mm
Siscia 3. officina, 289 - 290
obv. IMP CMA VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
bare bust, head radiate r.
rev. CONSERVATOR AVGG
Emperor, holding sceptre, and Hercules, leaning on club, standing
face to face, sacrificing at altar
r. field: Gamma
exergue: XXI dot Lambda Iota
RIC V, Siscia 580 var., unrecorded; C.71
Scarce; VF, silvered

In RIC the Gamma is in the left field!
Lambda Iota, last group of HP - KOY - LI
= Gen. of Herculius, name of Maximianus, so-called coded coins
look at http://forumancientcoins.com/forvm/Collectors_Resources.html
1 commentsJochen
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Maximianus Emmett 4147-Year 717 viewsMaximianus
Potin Tetradrachm, Alexandria, Egypt
Year 7, 290-291 AD
Obverse: MAXIMIANOC CEB, Laureate head right
Reverse: LZ, Nike advancing right with wreath and palm, B below
Emmett 4147
19mm, 7.5gm
Jerome Holderman
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Maximianus Emmett 4148-Year 621 viewsMaximianus
Potin Tetradrachm, Year 6, 289-290 AD
Obverse: MAXIMIANOC CEB: Laureate and draped bust right
Reverse: LS, Nike advancing left with wreath and palm
Emmett 4148
20mm; 7.7gm
Jerome Holderman
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Maximianus FEL KART RIC VI 428, 39b37 viewsCarthage, 298-299.
Obv: laureate head right, IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
Rev: SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART Carthage, draped, standing right, head left, holding fruit(?) in both hands
B in exergue
RIC 428, 39b
areich
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Maximianus Follis44 viewsMaximianus Æ Follis. ca 300 AD. IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate cuirassed bust right / GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae, no mintmark.

RIC 6b
Tanit
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Maximianus Follis23 viewsAE Follis.
Ob: IMP MAXIMIANVS SEN AVG
Rv: CONSERVATO-RES KART SVAE - Carthago stg. facing, head l., holding up fruits in both hands, in hexastyle temple with plain pediment
mint: Carthage

RIC VI #59 Pag.432
Tanit
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Maximianus follis76 viewsGENIO POPVLI ROMANITibsi
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Maximianus Follis8 viewsGinolerhino
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Maximianus Follis9 viewsMaximianus. As Senior Augustus, A.D. 305-307. AE follis (26 mm, 9.57 g, 6 h). Cyzicus, A.D. 305-306.

Laureate bust of Maximianus right, wearing imperial mantle, holding olive branch and mappa / Providentia standing right, extending right hand to Quies, standing left, holding branch up and scepter; S-F//K(delta). RIC 119b. EF, black patina.
grattius
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Maximianus Follis7 viewsMaximianus. 286-305 AD. Æ Follis. Struck circa 305 AD. Ticinum mint.
IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right / FIDES M-I-LITVM, Fides seated left, holding two standards; •/ST.

RIC VI 55b.
Tanit
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Maximianus Follis6 viewsMaximianus Æ Follis. ca 300 AD. IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right / GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae, mintmark ANT in ex., two stars in l. field, officina mark N in r. field and with crescent above.

RIC vi, p.619, 50b
Tanit
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Maximianus Follis5 views Maximianus Follis
Maximian, 286 - 305, 306 - 308, and 310
AE Abdication Follis

D N MAXIMIANO FELICISS SEN AVG
Laureate bust right, wearing imperial mantle, olive branch in right hand, mappa in left hand
Mirrored R/ PROVIDENT DEOR QVIES AVGG
Providentia on left, standing right, extending right hand; Quies on right, standing left, branch downward in right hand, leaning on scepter in left hand, S|F in field, RS in exergue

RIC.VI, p.365-6, 117b, 131b ; C 483
Tanit
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Maximianus Follis Carthage13 viewsAE Follis
Maximianus, 286 - 305 CE
Diameter: 28 mm, Weight: 11.60 grams, Die Axis: 6h

Obverse: IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
Laureate bust to right.

Reverse: SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART
Personification of Carthage standing left, with fruits in both hands.

Mint: B, Carthage

Ex Incitatus Coins 2018
Pharsalos
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Maximianus Follis, RIC VI 194b14 viewsRome mint, Maximianus Follis, Second Reign, 306-308 A.D. (Struck early Autumn 307 A.D.) AE, 25/22mm 5.03g, RIC VI 194b
O: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right
R: CONSERVATO-RES VRB SVAE, Roma seated facing, head left, holding globe and sceptre within hexastyle temple
EX: R*S
casata137ec
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Maximianus Hercules, argenteus (Boyd collection)32 viewsMassimiano Erculeo, primo regno (286-305 d.C.), argenteo. Zecca di Roma, I officina (295-297 d.C.)
AR, 3.03 gr, 19 mm (max), BB (VF)
D/ MAXIMIANVS AVG, testa laureata dell'imperatore a dx
R/ VICTORIA SARMAT, i tetrarchi (Diocleziano, Massimiano e i cesari Galerio e Costanzo Cloro) sacrificano davanti a un tripode con alle spalle le mura di un campo o di una città, Є in ex
RIC 37b
Provenienza: collezione Berardengo, Roma Italia (10 agosto 2008, numero catalogo 18), ex Antony Wilson collection (York Coins), New York Usa (2008), ex Baldwin's Auctions 42 2005 (lotto 676), ex W.C. Boyd (1842-1906) collection, London Uk (marzo 1901), ex W.S.Lincoln collection, London Uk (prima del 1901).
paolo
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Maximianus Herculeus antoninianus from Lvgdvnvm110 viewsMaximianus Herculeus antoninianus. Lvgdvnvm mint. 286 AD.
4.72 grs and 21 mm.
Obs. : Radiate, drapped and cuirassed bust looking right. Around : IMP C VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG.
Rev. : Jupiter standing left, holding a thunderbolt and an hasta. C retrograd in the field. Around : IOVI CONSERVATORI.
RIC 388. Bastien 64.
4 commentslabienus
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Maximianus Herculeus, Silvered AE Follis AD 295-29642 viewsOBV: IMP C MAXIMIANUS PF AVG; Laureate head right
REV: GENIO POPULI ROMANI; Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia with chlamys over left shoulder and modius on head. No mintmark.

RIC v.VI, 14b Lugdunum mint (Ref. Wildwinds)

The design of these folles had a number of political inspirations. It is thought that the 'big head' would magnify the dignity of the Emperor above ordinary humans and make him less vulnerable to being overthrown as the 'barracks emperors' often were. Mattingly believed that the Genio themes on the reverse were meant to counter the growing Christian influence in Roman culture.
At any rate the quality of this portrait head is superior to the caricature-like bigheads on most coins of the type.

Diam. ~27 mm, wt 9.4 gm
daverino
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Maximianus Herculeus, AD 286-3056 viewsAE Antoninianus, 3.7g, 22mm, 12h; Lugdunum mint, 290-294.
Obv.: IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG; Radiate, cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: SALVS AVGG; Salus standing right, feeding serpent in arms // C
Reference: RIC V(b) 422 (p. 269)
Notes: sold to jwt, 9/15
John Anthony
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Maximianus Herculeus, Augustus 286-305, 307-308, and 310 A.D.5 viewsMaximianus (Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximianus Herculius Augustus), Ae 25.3~27.0mm. 7.60g. Follis, Rome, 302-303 AD. Obv: IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, Laureate head right. Rev: SACRA MON VRB AVGG ET CAESS NN, Moneta standing right, holding scales and cornucopia. Star in right field. Mintmark RS. RIC VI Rome 103b.ddwau
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Maximianus Herculius9 viewsAE-Denarius or Abschlag of Aureus dies
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG; Laureate and cuirassed bust to right.
PAX AVGG; Pax stg. left, holding branch and transverse scepter.
Ex: -
Lugdunum
RIC --
Apparently unpublished
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius5 viewsAE- Antoninianus
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG; Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle.
ADVENTVS AVGG; Diocletianus and Maximianus on Horses riding right; raising right hand.
Ex: S
Lugdunum
unlisted in RIC and Bastien, close to B.266a (mintmark variation)
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius9 viewsAE-Quinarius
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG; Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust to right.
IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG; Jupiter stg. left holding thunderbolt and sceptre
Ex: -
Rome
RIC 520; King 34
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius6 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP C MAXIMIANVS AVG; Radiate and draped bust left with club and lion’s skin.
VIRTVS AVGG; Jupiter and Hercules clasping hands.
Ex: SML
Lugdunum
RIC -; B. 72
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius5 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG; Radiate helmeted and cuirassed bust to left, holding spear and shield.
HERCVLI INVICTO AVGG; Hercules stg. left, suporting on club with lionskin and holding globe with victory; S in left field
Ex: -
Lugdunum
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius8 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG; Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
VIRTVS AVGG; Victory standing right on globe, holding palm and crowning Hercules to right, standing right, holding club and lion skin
Ex: XXIT
Ticinum
RIC 565
Julianus of Pannonia
00374q00.jpg
Maximianus Herculius70 viewsAE-Quinarius
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG; Laureate and cuirassed bust to right.
VIRTVTI AVGG; Herakles wrestling Antaeus; he lifts Antaeus up into the air by the waist while Antaeus tries to break his grip.
Ex: -
Lugdunum
RIC-; B.47corr; King 22
3 commentsJulianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius8 viewsAE-Denarius
IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG; Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust to right.
VIRTVS AVGG; Hercules stg. facing, holding club, lion skin and trophy.
Ex: -
Rome
RIC --
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius5 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG; Radiate bust in imperial mantle to left.
SALVS AVGG; Salus stg. right feeding snake.
Ex: C
Lugdunum
RIC.422; B.414 (6 ex.)
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius5 viewsAE-Antoninianus
MAXIMIANVS AVG; Radiate and cuirassed bust to right.
AVSPIC FEL; Felicity standing, holds a tessera? and a caduceus. At her feet is a small suppliant figure of a man, lifting up his hand.
Ex: PTR
Trier
RIC
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius4 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG; Radiate and cuirassed bust to left, holding spear and shield.
IOVI AVGG; Jupiter stg, left holding victory on globe and Long sceptre; eagle at feet.
Ex: A
Lugdunum
RIC -- B.333 pl. XXIII-XXIV (2 ex.)
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius5 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP C MAXIMIANVS AVG; Radiate and draped bust left with club and lion’s skin
HERCVLI PACIFERO; Hercules standing left holding branch, club and lion’s skin; B in left field.
Ex: SML
Lugdunum
RIC 380; B 127 pl. VIII (3 ex.)
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius4 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG; Radiate and cuirassed bust to left, holding spear and shield.
HERCVLI INVICTO AVGG; Hercules stg. left, suporting on club with lionskin and holding globe with victory; S in left field
Ex: -
Lugdunum
RIC 369; B. 185 (1ex)
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius5 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG; Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust with spear and shield to left.
PAX AVGG; Minerva stg. left holding olive branch and leaning on shield and spear; C in left field.
Ex: Thunderbolt
Lugdunum
RIC.404;B. supp 2/498 pl. XXII (2 ex.)
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius6 viewsAE-Antoninianus
MAXIMIANVS AVG; Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust to right.
VIRTVTI AVGG; Hercules to right wrestling with nemean lion.
Ex: -
Lugdunum
RIC 457 ; B.228 pl. XVI (2 ex)
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius5 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG ; Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust to left.
VIRTVTI AVGG; Hercules to right, wrestling with the Nemean Lion; club behind.
Ex: -
Lugdunum
RIC 458; B.219 pl. XV (7ex)
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius8 viewsAE-Abschlag of Aureus dies
MAXIMIANVS AVG CONS III; Laureate bust in imperial mantle to left, holding eagle tipped scepter.
CONCORDIA AVGG; Hercules holding club and lion skin, and Jupiter clasping hands; eagle at Jupiter’s feet.
Ex: SMT
Ticinum
RIC --; C --
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius22 viewsMaximianus Herculius, silvered antoninianus
21 mm, 3.93 g, Kyzikos.
Obv. IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust to right.
Rev. CONCORDIA MILITVM, Emperor in military dress receiving globe from Jupiter; S in field, XXI (dot) in exergue.
RIC 607.
2 commentsMarsman
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Maximianus Herculius4 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG; Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust right.
VIRTVTI AVGG; Hercules standing right, strangling the Nemean lion, club behind.
Ex: -
RIC 460; Bastien 218 (17 ex.)
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius6 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG; Radiate, helmeted and cuirassed bust to right.
VIRTVTI AVGG; Hercules to right wrestling with nemean lion; club behind.
Ex: -
Lugdunum
RIC 458; B.218 (17 ex.)
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius4 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG; Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding eagle tipped scepter.
VOTIS X; Maximianus and Diocletian standing facing one another, both sacrificing from patera over lit altar.
Ex: -
Lugdunum
RIC 467; Bastien 531
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius6 viewsAE-Antoninianus
Antoninianus
IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG; Radiate bust left in imperial mantle, holding globe.
IOVI AVGG; Jupiter stg. left holding victory on globe and scepter; eagle at feet.
Ex: A
Lugdunum
RIC.384; B.337 (7 ex.)
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius5 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG; Radiate and cuirassed bust to right.
VIRTVTI AVGG; Hercules to right wrestling with nemean lion; club behind.
Ex: -
Lugdunum
RIC 454; B.214 pl. XV (16 ex.)
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus Herculius 1.03.00715 viewsMaximian Herculius
Obv IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG (R.laur, trabea or mantle)
Rev GENIO POPVLI ROMANI (Genius stg l holding patera and cornucopiae)
Not in RIC LMCC 1.03.007 (R)
London 10.3g
(ex Victor's Imperial Coins)

(7 examples of this coin were recorded in the two hoards (upper and lower) at Market Stainton (discovered in 1915 and 1938). Few other examples are known. )
Noviomagus
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Maximianus Herculius (286-305 AD) - AE Antoninianus - Rome38 viewsObv: IMP MAXIMI-ANVS P F AVG - radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right
Rev: VIRTVS AVGG - Hercules standing facing, head left, holding trophy, club and lion skin
XXI(Stigma) in exergue

Minted in Rome (291 AD)
References: RIC V Part II 515 (S)
Weight: 3.75 g
Dimensions: 20 mm
krazy
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Maximianus Herculius (286-305 AD) Silvered AE Follis ca. 300AD32 viewsOBV. Maximian's Laureate head right. IMP MAXIMIANUS PF AVG
REV: Moneta standing left holding scales and cornucopia. SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR with star in left field and G(amma) in right. SIS in exergue

A common coin but nicely silvered. Moneta was the representation of the mint which conferred many benefits and was justly managed. The "sacred money of our Augusti and Caesars" referring to the two Augusti, Diocletian and Maximian, and their two Caesars, Constantius and Galerius. Minted at Siscia
RIC 134
Diameter ~ 26 mm, weight 10.1 gm
daverino
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Maximianus Herculius Antonianus Tripoli21 viewsObv.: IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG,
Rv.: IOV ET HERCV CONSER AVGG.
21mm, 3.6 grams.
RIC:624, C:311, Tripoli mint with palm branch left in exergue.
Canaan
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Maximianus Herculius Antoninianus16 viewsAntoninianus
Maximianus Herculius
Obv: IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, bust, radiated right
Rev: CONCORDIA MILITVM H G(gamma), Emperorand Jupiter with Victory holding globe

Diameter: 20mm
Weight: 3,48g

RIC 545
Tomasz P
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Maximianus Herculius Antoninianus16 viewsAntoninianus
Maximianus Herculius
Obv: IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, bust radiated, right
Rev: CONCORDIA MILITVM K D(delta), Emperor and Jupiter standing, holding Victory on globe

Diameter: 21mm
Weight: 3,61g
RIC 13
Tomasz P
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Maximianus Herculius AR Argenteus73 viewsMaximianus Herculius AR Argenteus. Carthage mint. 300 AD. MAXIMIANVS AVG, laureate bust right / XC -VI, surrounded by laurel wreath, dot placed centrally between two lines of legend. RIC 16a
VERY RARE - R2
EXTREMELY FINE

Ex. Th. Voltz Collection
Ex. Münzen & Medaillen AG Basel 81 (1995), 326.
Ex. Hess-Divo 2007
3 commentsTrajan
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Maximianus Herculius AV Aureus105 viewsMaximianus Herculius AV Aureus. Cyzicus mint. 293 AD. MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS, laureate head right / CONCORDIAE AVGG NN, Emperors seated l., each holding globe and parazonium, corned by Victory. RIC 601

VERY RARE - R2
GOOD EXTREMELY FINE

Ex. Münzen & Medaillen AG Basel 66 (1984), 847.
Ex. Hess-Divo 2007
1 commentsTrajan
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Maximianus Herculius coded antoninianus with unlisted bust type52 viewssilvered antoninianus from Siscia
Obverse: unlisted bust type with shield on emperor's right arm
Reverse: Conservator Avgg, coded series, officina beta (therefore KOY).
marandnumiz
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Maximianus Herculius Tetradrachm, Emmet 4093(4)41 viewsAlexandria mint, Maximianus Herculius Tetradrachm, 289-290 A.D. (Year 4) Potin, 20mm 5.73g, Emmet 4093(4)
O: A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right
R: L-Δ, Alexandria standing left, wearing radiate crown and holding head of Serapis & scepter
casata137ec
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Maximianus Herculius, AD 286-3059 viewsPotin Tetradrachm, 22mm, 3.9g, 12h; Alexandria mint, AD 287/288.
Obv.: A K M OVA MAΞIMIANOC CEB; Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from behind/
Rev.: Nike advancing right, palm in left hand over shoulder, wreath upward in right; L / Γ across fields.
Reference: Emmett 4147, p.212 / 16-379-35
John Anthony
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Maximianus Herculius, AD 286-3055 viewsӔ Follis, 27mm, 8.6g, 12h; Ticinum mint, AD 295-296.
Obv.: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG; Laureate head right.
Rev.: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right holding patera over altar, left cornucopia; star in left field // ST
Reference: RIC VI Ticinum 29b, p. 284
From the YOC Collection
John Anthony
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Maximianus Herculius, AD 286-305, 306-308, and 3105 viewsBl Antoninianus, 4.0g, 23mm, 12h; Antioch mint, AD 286-295
Obv.: IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG. Radiated and cuirassed bust to right.
Rev.: IOVI ET HERCV CONSER AVGG. Jupiter standing right holding sceptre and orb facing Hercules standing left holding Victory, club, and lion’s skin; Є between, XXI in exergue.
Reference: RIC Vb 622, p. 294.
John Anthony
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Maximianus Herculius, Augustus RIC 506, 286-305, 307-308 & 310 CE.17 viewsMaximianus AE Antoninianus, Rome 285-286 CE.
Obverse: IMP MANIMIANVS PF AVG, Radiate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG, Jupiter standing left with thunderbolt and sceptre.
Mintmark XXI, 22.7 mm., 3.7 g.
NORMAN K
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Maximianus Herculius, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 6, Herakles17 viewsObv:– MAXIMIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Herakles, standing facing, holding Nike in right hand with club and lionskin in left.
Minted in Alexandria (S / L | *). Year 6. A.D. 290-291
Reference:– Milne 4980. Emmett 4130(6) R1. Curtis -.
maridvnvm
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Maximianus Herculius, Billon tetradrachm, Alexandria, Year 6, Nike13 viewsObv:– MAXIMIANOC CEB, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Rev:– None, Nike, standing left, holding wreath and palm.
Minted in Alexandria (S / L | *). Year 6. A.D. 290-291
Reference:– Milne 4994. Emmett 4148(6) R1. Curtis 2099. BMC 2577. Dattari 5947
maridvnvm
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Maximianus Herculius, Follis, Ticinum55 viewsFollis, 300-303 AD, Ticinum
26 mm, 9.83 g
obv: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laueate head right
rev: SACRA MONET AVGG - ET CAESS NOSTR / PT•; Moneta with scales and cornucopia facing, head left
1 commentsareich
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Maximianus I antoninianus. Cizyco. KB. CONCORDIA MILITVM 15 views2,26 gm., 19 mm. _1152Antonivs Protti
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Maximianus I Obv7 viewsMaximianus I; AD 293-305
Bronze, AE Follis, 27mm/8.9g, Rome mint
OBV: IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG; Laureate head Right
REV: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; Genius standing Left holding patera & cornucopia
Philip G
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Maximianus I. Herculius4 viewsCatalog: RIC 118; Coh. 64
Material: Bronze
Weight: 7.11 g
Maximianus I. Herculius, 2nd Government 307-310 AD
Follis
Aquileia, 1st Officina, 307 AD
Vs .: IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, head with laurel wreath on the
reverse: CONSERV VRB SVAE / AQP, six columnar Temple with cult image of the Roma

ex Münzzentrum Müller, auction 72, 1992, lot 533
Ancient Aussie
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Maximianus large AE follis, ca 296 AD. 17 viewsMaximianus Æ Follis. ca 296 AD. IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate head right (smaller head type) / GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, holding patera & cornucopiae, _sold
Antonivs Protti
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Maximianus London mint Follis67 viewsMaximianus I Herculius
Æ Follis. Mint of Londinium, 306-308 AD (2nd reign).
Obv. D N MAXIMIANO P F S AVG, laureate cuirassed bust right.
Rev. GENIO POP ROM, Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. PLN (1st officina) in ex.
Ref. London RIC VI 90, Cohen 142, Sear'88 #3646. Common (C2).

Ex Spink, York

2 commentsPhiloromaos
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Maximianus Nike15 viewsMaximianus, 285 - 310 A.D., Roman Provincial Egypt
Billon tetradrachm, Milne 5034, Curtis 2100, Geissen 3320, SNG Cop 1050, BMC Alexandria 2579, VF, Alexandria mint, 7.404g,
18.0mm, 0o, 29 Aug 291 - 28 Aug 292 A.D.; obverse MAXIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse , Nike flying right,
wreath in right, palm over shoulder in left, Z / L (year 7) left, star right

Ex Forvm Ancient Coins
Romanorvm
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Maximianus Post Abdication Follis26 viewsMAXIMIANVS post-abdication Follis
Maximian, AE Follis, Cyzicus, 306 AD, 27.9mm, 10.7g, RIC VI p. 582 23b variant, Sear 4th ed, 3641 or similar, RIC VI, p. 582, 23b variant (*)
OBV: DN MAXIMIANO FELICISSIMO SEN AVG, Laureate bust right, wearing imperial mantle, holding branch and mappa
OBV: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG, Providentia standing right, extending right hand to Quies standing left,
holding branch and leaning on scepter. S-F in fields, * in center. KA in exergue

SCARCE
Romanorvm
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Maximianus Post Reform Radiate Fraction41 viewsAE Post Reform Radiate Fraction. 303 AD. IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate draped bust right / VOT XX FK, three lines in wreath.

RIC (VI=) Carthage 37b
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Maximianus Post Reform Radiate Fraction53 viewsAE Post Reform Radiate Fraction. 303 AD.
IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate draped bust right / VOT XX FK, three lines in wreath.
RIC (VI=) Carthage 37b

Tanit
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Maximianus Post Reform Radiate, 296-297AD57 viewsOBV:IMP C M A MAXIMIANUS PF AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
REV: CONCORDIA MILITUM, Emperor standing right in military dress, short sceptre in left hand, receiving victory on globe from Jupiter standing left, holding sceptre, Greek_Delta; between, ALE in Exergue

RIC VI 46b, Alexandria mint (Ref: Wildwinds); wt 3.0 gms

I think this coin captures the blunt personality of Maximian who influenced Rome at the highest levels from the time of his appointment as Caesar in 285 AD, through numerous political reincarnations and rebellions until his death by suicide under Constantine in 310 AD, he was about 60 years of age. Through his daughters Flavia Theodora and Fausta he was grandfather or great-grandfather to every reigning Roman Emperor from 337-363
3 commentsdaverino
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Maximianus Potin Tetradrachm21 viewsOBV: A K M OVA MAXIMIANOC CEB,
laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right.
REV: L B
Nike advancing right holding palm & wreath.
Year 2 = 287-288 AD.
6.94 grams 19mm
Alexandria Mint
Milne 4818. Köln 3287.
goldenancients
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Maximianus Rare AE Quinarius13 viewsMaximianus 296-305
Obv: IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right,
Rev: IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG, Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and scepter.
RIC Rome 519, struck 286.
VERY RARE!
2 commentsOldMoney
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Maximianus Rev8 viewsMaximianus I; AD 293-305
Bronze, AE Follis, 27mm/8.9g, Rome mint
OBV: IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG; Laureate head Right
REV: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; Genius standing Left holding patera & cornucopia
Philip G
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Maximianus RIC V, 46246 viewsMaximianus AD 286-305, 308
AE - Antoninianus, 23mm, 3.88g
Lyon, AD 289 (pre-reform)
obv. IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG
bust, draped and cuirassed, helmeted, r.
rev. VIRTU - TI AVGG
Hercules, nude, stg. r., strangling the Nemean lion; behind him Victory flying
and crowning him with wreath, his column stg. l. on ground.
RIC V/2, 462; C.654
scarce, VF, nice green patina

Interesting rev. depiction! For more information look at the thread 'Mythological interesting coin'
2 commentsJochen
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Maximianus RIC VI 2213 viewsObv: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
radiate, draped cuirassed bust right
Rev:CONCORDIA MILITVM
Jupiter presents Victory on a globe to Maximianus
HA between
20mm 3.2gm
OWL365
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Maximianus RIC VI 37b9 viewsCarthago 303 AD.
24x20 mm, 3.1 g.
IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG
VOT/XX/FK
xokleng
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Maximianus RIC VI Cyzicus 16B131 viewsAE 21 mm 2.7 grams
OBV :: IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS PF AVGRadiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
REV :: CONCORDIA MI-LITVM , Emperor receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter leaning on a scepter K epsilon in center
EX :: none
RIC VI Cyzicus 16B
RIC rated Common
from uncleaned lot 06/2007
Johnny
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Maximianus Siscia XXIBKOY RIC 580 var42 viewsMaximian, Antoninianus, Siscia, 289 - 290 AD, RIC 580 var. (not in RIC)
OBV: IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, radiate & cuirassed bust right
REV: CONSERVATOR AVG, Emperor, holding sceptre, and Hercules,
leaning on club, standing face to face, sacrificing at altar, XXIBKOY in exergue
This mintmark is unlisted in RIC. RIC V Siscia, 580, rated scarce

From Doug Smith's website:
Issued before the currency reform of c.294 AD, this Siscia mint antoninianus of Maximianus I bears, in exergue, the XXI followed by an even stranger code sequence.
The mint was divided into only three workshops using Greek numerals A, B and (here) G. To the right of G is LI. Conveniently, dots separate the sections of the mark.
To make sense of this marking, one must find an example from workshops A and B. These coins read XXIAHP and XXIBKOY.
Combining the fragments in officina order gives HPKOYLI or the Greek letter spelling of the Roman name Hercules. This is our code word.
A matching series by Diocletian used I+O+BI or the Greek letter spelling of Jupiter (IOVI not Zeus!).
1 commentsRomanorvm
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Maximianus Temple29 viewsMaximianus, AE Follis, Ticinum Mint, 306-307 AD
Obverse: IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, Laureate head right
Reverse: CONSERV - VRB SVAE, Temple with 6 columns, Roma seated within.
ST in exergue, RIC 92
23mm, 5.2gm

SCARCE
Romanorvm
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Maximianus tetradrachm43 viewsMaximianus, 285 - 310 A.D., Roman Provincial Egypt, Billon tetradrachm, Milne 5067 (B in ex), BMC 2558 (A in ex), SNG Cop 1052 (Γ in ex), Curtis -, Geissen -, aVF, 7.374g, 17.9mm, 0o, Alexandria mint, 29 Aug 292 - 28 Aug 293; obverse ΜΑΞΙΜΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse Elpis standing left, flower in right, raising drapery with left, star behind, L - H (year 8 ) across fields.2 commentstjaart
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MAXIMIANUS Tetradrachm Emmett 4147, Nike32 viewsOBVERSE: A K M OVA MAXIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
REVERSE: L-Xi, Nike advancing right holding wreath and palm branch
7.4g, 18mm

Struck at Alexandria,Egypt, 292-293 AD
1 commentsLegatus
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MAXIMIANUS Tetradrachm Milne 5072, Homonoia26 viewsOBV: MAΞIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
REV: Homonoia standing left, probably not holding anything in right hand & cornucopiae in left hand, L-G across fields
7.28g, 18mm

Minted at Alexandria, 286-305 AD
Legatus
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Maximianus under Carausius23 viewsAE-Antoninianus
IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG; Radiate and cuirassed bust to right.
PAX AVGGG; Pax stg. left, holding scepter and branch. S ¦ P in fields.
Ex: MLXXI
Londinium
RIC
Julianus of Pannonia
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Maximianus(Follis?). Purchased in Tiergarten Antique market.12 viewsI had my doubts about this one, as I had purchased it for 8 Euros, and was afraid that a coin (even a bronze one of maximianus) cannot go for so little when in such good condition. I took it to a few numismatic shops and asked the opinions of people there (including the guy in Paris I got the Commodus Sestertius from). They told me they believe it's real. I was told in Paris that the coin's edges have been tooled - that it was likely part of a piece of jewelry at some point, which diminishes it's value - hence the low price. Another numismatician offered to buy it off me for 15 Euros (double what I paid). I kept the coin.
Alex F
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Maximianus, 286 - 305 AD (first reign)50 viewsObv: IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximianus facing right.

Rev: IOVI CONSERVAT AVGG, Jupiter standing left, holding a thunderbolt and a scepter; XXIZ (officina 7) in exergue.

Billon Antoninianus, Rome, Officina 7, 287 AD

3 grams, 24 x 21 mm, 0°

RIC Vii 506, VM 26
2 commentsSPQR Coins