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Lot 104





Estimate: 25'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 20'000 CHF ---
Maximianus Herculius, 286 – 308. Aureus, Antioch circa 286, AV 6.10 g. IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Laureate bust l., wearing imperial mantle and holding eagle-tipped sceptre. Rev. IOVI CONSERVATO – RI AVGG Emperor standing r., holding sceptre and receiving Victory on globe from Jupiter standing l. and holding sceptre; between them, N. In exergue, SMA. C –. RIC –. Depeyrot –. Bastien, Donativa p. 62, a. Calicò –. For this type, cf. Lukanc, Diocletian, p. 162, 5 (this reverse die).
Apparently unique and unrecorded. A very interesting and unusual portrait
struck on a very broad flan. Virtually as struck and almost Fdc

Provenance

Sold by Numismatica Ars Classica, Zürich, auction 27, 12 May 2004, lot 500.

Sold by Gemini LLC, New York, auction I, 11 January 2005, lot 451.

Sold by Numismatica Genevensis SA, Geneva, auction 4, 11 December 2006, lot 251.

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