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brm_390525 - GALERIUS Follis ou nummus

GALERIUS Follis ou nummus AU
125.00 €(Approx. 141.25$ | 106.25£)
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Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 300-303
Mint name / Town : Ticinum
Metal : copper
Diameter : 27 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 9,36 g.
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale, bien centré des deux côtés. Beau portrait taillé à la serpe de Galère Maximien. Joli revers de style fin. Patine grise
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Galère Maximien à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Maximianus Nobilissimus Caesar”, (Maximien très Noble César).


Reverse legend : SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR/ -|-// ST..
Reverse description : Moneta (la Monnaie) drapée, debout à gauche, tenant une balance de la main droite et une corne d'abondance de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Sacra Moneta Augustorum et Caesarum Nostri”, (Monnaie Sacrée de nos Augustes et de nos Césars).


Avec l’intégralité de son argenture superficielle. Rubans de type 2 aux extrémités bouletées.

Historical background


(1/03/293-5/05/311) Galerius Valerius Maximianus

Caesar (1/03/293-1/05/305)

Galley was of humble origin. Chosen as Caesar March 1 or May 1 293, it is subject to Diocletian to help govern the East. Galley suffered a crushing defeat in 296 against the Sassanids, but the following year he defeated Narses. According to Lactantius, it is the cause of the persecution of Christians in 302-303. During the illness of Diocletian, he pushes it to abdicate. Diocletian and Maximian leave office on May 1 305 Galerius and Constantius become august. The last six years of his life, he will helplessly the disintegration of the political system created by Diocletian Tetrarchy. He died May 5 after stopping 311, five days before the persecution against Christians.

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