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Magnus Maximus, July 383 - 28 July 388 A.D.
In 383, Roman troops in Britain proclaimed Magnus Maximus Emperor. He crossed over to the continent and made Trier his capital. Gaul, the Italian provinces and Hispania proclaimed loyalty to him. His reign would last until 388 when he was defeated at the Battle of the Save, and Valentinian II was restored as Western Roman Emperor.
RL68378. Bronze half centenionalis, RIC IX Aquileia 55(a)1 (S), Paolucci-Zub 804 (R), LRBC II 1103, SRCV V 20657, Cohen VIII 7, Hunter V -, aVF, tight flan, 1st officina, Aquileia mint, weight 1.287g, maximum diameter 12.7mm, die axis 180o
, 25 Aug 383 - 28 Jul 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, SMAQP in exergue; scarce
Catalog current as of Thursday, August 22, 2019.
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