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Coin Portraying Emperor Galerius Maximianus

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

305 (?)

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

On the front (obverse) of this coin, the emperor Maximianus is portrayed facing right, wearing a crown of laurels and a type of military garment called a cuirass.

On the back (reverse), the figure of a genius is shown standing, semi-nude, holding a patera and a cornucopia.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Galerius Maximianus

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

305 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: D N MAXIMIANO P F S AVG Reverse: GENIO POP ROM PLN

Dimensions

Diam. 2.5 cm; 5.70 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1357

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