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Magnus Maximus, July 383 - 28 July 388 A.D.
In 386 A.D., Magnus Maximus invaded Italy, driving out Valentinian II, who took refuge with Theodosius I. In 388, he was defeated by Theodosius I at the Battle of the Save, surrendered, and was executed. Valentinian II was restored as Western Roman Emperor.
SH21692. Bronze half centenionalis, RIC IX Rome 59.3 (R), LRBC II 795, SRCV V 20658, Cohen VIII 7, Hunter V -, VF, 3rd officina, Rome mint, weight 1.111g, maximum diameter 13.9mm, die axis 0o
, summer 387 - Aug 388 A.D.; obverse D N MAG MAXIMVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse SPES ROMANORVM, campgate with star between two turrets, RT in exergue; rare
Catalog current as of Sunday, August 18, 2019.
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