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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Late Empire| > |Maximus of Bacelona| > SH77548
Maximus of Barcelona, 410 - 411 A.D.
Maximus was one of six men claiming to be Emperor in 410: Honorius (in Ravenna, the legitimate emperor of the West), Theodosius II (in Constantinople, the legitimate emperor of the East), Priscus Attalus (in Rome), Constantine III (in Arelatum), Constans II (in Vienne), and Maximus (in Barcino). His reverse legend, however, indicates there are only three emperors: Theodosius II, Honorius and himself.
SH77548. Silver reduced siliqua, RIC X 1601, RSC V 1b corr. (rev. leg.), SRCV V 21081, Vagi 3571, Balaguer 1 ff., Villaronga-Benages 4437 var. (no beard), King Fifth p. 291, aVF, toned, clipped, edge chip, horn silver on chipped edge, grainy, light scratches, 1st officina, Barcino (Barcelona) mint, weight 0.682g, maximum diameter 11.8mm, die axis 180o, 409 A.D.; obverse D N MAXIM VS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bearded bust right; reverse VICTOR- AAAVGGG (sic), Roma seated left on cuirass, Victory standing on globe and offering wreath in Roma's right hand, inverted spear vertical behind in her left, SMBA in exergue; very rare; SOLD




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