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 The Constantinian Dynasty and the Fourth Century (AD 297 - 394)   [ with thumbnail images ]

Maximianus, AD 286 - 305, AE (bronze), Radiate (post-reform),
                3.04 gm, 21 mm, Sear-3640v
          obv.:  "IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG" 
                    Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right viewed from the front.
          rev.:  "VOT / X X / C L"
                     Legend inside wreath.
          note:  Excellent detail, great desert patina.

$35.00

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Maximianus, AD 286 - 305, AE (bronze), Radiate (post-reform),
                3.39 gm, 23 mm, RIC V, part II, page 287, #580
          obv.:  "IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG" 
                    Radiate and cuirassed bust right viewed from the front.
          rev.:  "CONSERVATOR AVGG"
                     Emperor, holding scepter, and Hercules, leaning on club, standing face to face, sacrificing at altar; "A" in field, "XXI•HP" in exergue.
          note:  Excellent detail, considerable silvering still present.

$35.00

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Maximianus, AD 286 - 305, AE (bronze), Radiate (post-reform),
                3.22 gm, 21 mm, RIC V, part II, page 289, #595
          obv.:  "IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG" 
                    Radiate and draped bust right viewed from the front.
          rev.:  "CONCORDIA MILITVM"
                     Emperor, standing right, holding short scepter and receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter standing left, holding scepter.
          note:  Dark patina with copper highlights.  Better looking in hand.

$15.00

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Maximianus, AD 286 - 305, struck under Constantine the Great, AE (bronze),
                  0.96 gm, 15 mm, RIC VII, page 429, #41
          obv.:  "DIVO MAXIMIANO SEN FORT IMP" 
                    Head veiled and laureate right.
          rev.:  "REQVIES OPTIMO-RVM MERITORVM"
                     Emperor seated left in curule chair, raising right hand, holding scepter, "SIS" in exergue.
          note:  Very rare (R3) and collectable petite issue.

$75.00

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Galeria Valeria, AD 286 - 305, daughter of Diocletian and second wife of Galerius,
                  AE (bronze), follis, 6.94 gm, 25 mm,
                  RIC Vol. 6, page 514, Thessalonica mint, #35
          obv.:  "GAL . VALE-RIA AVG" 
                    Diademed and draped bust facing right.
          rev.:  "VENERI V-ICTRICI"
                     Venus standing facing, head left, right hand holding up apple, left hand raising drapery over left shoulder, "SM TS" in exergue, "*"  in left field, "B" in right field.
          note:  Beautiful green patina, light marks in reverse fields.  Scarce issue.

$125.00

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Severus II, AD 306 - 307, AE (bronze), quarter-follis,
                  2.17 gm, 18 mm, RIC Vol. 6, page 475, Siscia mint, #171a
          obv.:  "SEVERVS NOB . C" 
                    Laureate head right.
          rev.:  "GENIO POP-VLI ROMANI"
                     Genius standing facing, head left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right hand holding patera, left holding cornucopia; "SIS" in exergue.

          note:  Good example with dark green-brown patina for this rare Emperor.

$35.00

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Maximinus II, AD 309 - 313, AE (bronze), follis, minted in late AD 308 - 310,
                  6.67 gm, 25 mm, RIC Vol. 6, page 678, Alexandria mint, #99
          obv.:  "GAL . VAL . MAXMINVS NOB . CAES" 
                    Laureate head right.
          rev.:  "GENIO CA-ESARIS"
                     Genius standing facing, head left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right hand holding patera, left holding cornucopia; "K" in left field, "S P" in right, "ALE" in exergue.

          note:  Excellent coin with dark green-brown patina.

$45.00

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