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ID:     77000991
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Maximianus
Date Ruled:     AD 285-305, 307-308, 310
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Aureus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 296-297
Weight:     5.40 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     MAXIMIA_NVS AVGVSTVS
Obverse Description:     Laureated head right
Reverse Legend:     CONSVL V_P P PRO COS
Reverse Description:     Emperor laureated, togate, standing facing head left, right hand holding out globe, left holding short baton at side
Exergue:     ●SMAΣ (Σ is retrograde)
Mint Mark:     ●SMAΣ (Σ is retrograde)
Mint:     Antioch
Primary Reference:     RIC 012, pl. 15, 12 (same rev. die)
Reference2:     Calico 4627 (this coin illustrated)
Reference3:     Depeyrot 013/1
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=115414
Grade:     Superb EF, lustrous, light scratch in obverse field, small nick on cheek
Notes:     Very rare. From a North American Collection. Ex Triton VIII (11 January 2005), lot 1227; Triton III (30 November 1999), lot 1181. Post-reform issue.