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Estimate: 10'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 8'000 CHF Price realized: 9'000 CHF
Maximianus augustus, first reign 286 – 305. Aureus, Treveri 295-305, AV 5.33 g. MAXIMI – ANVS P F AVG Laureate head r. Rev. HERCVLI CONSERVAT AVGG ET CAESS NN Hercules standing facing, head l., holding club and bow, quiver and lion's skin over shoulder. In exergue, TR. C –. Bastien, Date d'émission de deux aurei de Maximien Hercule frappés à Trèves, in RN X, 1969, pl. XXXVI, 2 (this coin illustrated). RIC 43 var. (CONSER). Depeyrot 12/1 (this coin illustrated). Calicó 4651 var. (CONSERV).
An apparently unique variety of a rare type. A portrait of superb style and an
interesting reverse composition. Extremely fine
Ex M&M sale 28, 1964, 473. From the Pierre Bastien collection.

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