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E-auction 459-370695 - brm_699051 - MAXENTIUS Follis ou nummus

MAXENTIUS Follis ou nummus XF/VF
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Estimate : 60 €
Price : 31 €
Maximum bid : 35 €
End of the sale : 31 January 2022 14:28:00
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Follis ou nummus
Date: 308-310
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 25 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 6,58 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré. Joli portrait. Patine marron
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : IMP C MAXENTIVS P F AVG.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Maxence à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Maxentius Pius Felix Augustus”, (L'empereur césar Maxence pieux heureux auguste).


Reverse legend : CONSERV - VRB SVAE/ -|-// RBS.
Reverse description : Temple hexastyle avec fronton triangulaire orné d’une couronne ; à l'intérieur, statue de Rome casquée et drapée assise sur un bouclier à gauche, tenant un globe et une haste.
Reverse translation : "Conservatores Urbis Suæ", (Les protecteurs de leur ville).


Rubans de type 2 aux extrémités bouletées. Couronne dans le fronton du temple.

Historical background




Maxentius, son of Maximian, was proclaimed Caesar on October 28, 306 in Rome, then took the title of Filius Augustorum. In 307, he was proclaimed august, controlling Italy and Africa with the help of Maximian. In 308, he lost Africa with the revolt of Alexander. At the conference of Carnuntum, he was declared a public enemy, but managed to stay in Italy until 312, the year of his defeat at Ponte Milvius, at the gates of Rome, where he died by drowning in the Tiber..

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