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Imperial, Roman – 298 AD

Galerius

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed and helmeted bust of Galerius as Caesar.
Reverse: Genius standing left holding patera outward while cradling cornucopia.

LEGEND
Obv: D N MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES, Laureate, cuirassed and rare helmeted bust of Galerius as Caesar in full military uniform facing right. Rev: GENIO POPV – LI ROMANI, Crowned Genius standing naked, except for chlamys over left shoulder, facing left while extending a patera with his right hand and cradling cornucopia in left arm; star in field to right and mint control B to left; TR in exergue.

 

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Follis. Metal: AE Bronze. Weight: 10.18 grams. Mint: Trier, 2nd officina. Date: 298 AD.
Attribution: Roman Imperial Coinage VI, 361; Photo Courtesy CNG XI.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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