A ROMAN BRONZE FOLLIS OF MAXIMIAN

A ROMAN BRONZE FOLLIS OF MAXIMIAN


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1211201
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Reign of Maximian as Western Roman Emperor (c. 286-305 A.D.)

Minted in Alexandria; 301 A.D.

Obverse: Laureate head of Maximian facing right, IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG.

Reverse: Genius facing left naked except for a chlamys around his shoulders and a modius. Holding a cornucopia in his left hand and pouring libations from a patera with his right. GENIO POPV L I ROMANI. XX in left field. S I in right. ALE in exergue.

Dotted border. Found in Hebron. In excellent condition.

Diameter: 26 mm; Weight: 10.10 g

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Maximian was co-emperor with Diocletian during the tetrarchy established by Diocletian in an attempt to stabilize an increasingly fragmenting Empire.