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ID:     721741
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Maximianus
Date Ruled:     AD 285-305, 307-308, 310
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Sestertius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD circa 290
Weight:     4.88 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureated and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     VIRTVS_AVGG
Reverse Description:     Hercules standing facing, head left, holding club in right hand and military trophy in left; lion's skin draped over left arm
Mint Mark:     none
Primary Reference:     cf. RIC V 534
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=85509
Grade:     Near EF, dark brown patina, minor roughness
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 1741 Very rare late sestertius. From the Douglas O. Rosenberg Collection.