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Imperial, Roman – 295 AD

Caius Galerius

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Imperial, Roman – 295 AD

Obverse: Laureate bust of Caius Galerius as "Caesar" facing right with full beard.
Reverse: Four Roman tetrarchy leaders sacrificing over altar before city gate.

Obv. MAXIMIAN-VS CAESAR, Laureate bust of Galerius as Caesar facing right, during his first reign as 4th tetrarch in command. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM, Four tetrarch Emperors sacrificing over tripod before the camp-gate archway, with an eight turreted stone enclosure above.


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Value: Argenteus. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 3.34 grams. Mint: Siscia. Date: 294-295 AD.
Attribution: Roman Imperial Coinage, VI 44b; Jelocnik 12b (Maximianus); RSC 220†g; K. Pink, Die Silberpragung der Diocletianischen Tetrarchie, page 35; Hunter Coin Cabinet, Vol. 5.

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