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Maxentius, February 307 - 28 October 312 A.D.
Maxentius assumed power in a rebellion against Severus II, who had removed the tax exemptions enjoyed by residents of the city of Rome. The legend CONSERVATORES VRB SVAE declares Maxentius is the Savior of the City, protecting its customs and privileges.
RB64551. Billon follis, RIC VI Ticinum 103, VF, well centered, excellent bust, 3rd officina, Ticinum (Pavia, Italy) mint, weight 7.161g, maximum diameter 24.8mm, die axis 0o
, 20 Apr - end 308 A.D.; obverse IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG, laureate bust wearing imperial mantle left, eagle-tipped scepter in right; reverse CONSERVAT VRB SVAE (Guardian of the city traditions), hexastyle temple, Roma seated facing within, head left, globe in right hand, long scepter in left hand, pediment empty, knobs for acroteria, TT in exergue; SOLD
Catalog current as of Sunday, July 21, 2019.
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