A ROMAN BRONZE FOLLIS OF MAXIMIAN
Catalog:Coins:Roman: stock #1211201
Reign of Maximian as Western Roman Emperor (c. 286-305 A.D.)
Minted in Alexandria; 301 A.D.
Obverse: Laureate head of Maximian facing right, IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG.
Reverse: Genius facing left naked except for a chlamys around his shoulders and a modius. Holding a cornucopia in his left hand and pouring libations from a patera with his right. GENIO POPV L I ROMANI. XX in left field. S I in right. ALE in exergue.
Dotted border. Found in Hebron. In excellent condition.
Diameter: 26 mm; Weight: 10.10 g
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Maximian was co-emperor with Diocletian during the tetrarchy established by Diocletian in an attempt to stabilize an increasingly fragmenting Empire.