Medallion of Maxentius

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Medallion of Maxentius

Post by alsadeekalsadouk on Sun Sep 20, 2015 8:26 pm

the highest rarity, by far the finest of only two specimens known. One of the largest
gold medallions to have survived, bearing a magnificent portrait and a finely
detailed reverse composition. Good extremely fine

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Medallion of 8 aurei circa,helmeted and draped, seated r. on shield, holding sceptre and giving globe to togate Maxentius standing l. and holding sceptre in l. hand. In exergue, Gold Medallions of the Reign of Maxentius, vol. 2, p. 348 and pl. 27, 4 (these dies). Depeyrot p. 153. R.A.G. Carson, Mealanges Lafaurie, A Treasure of Aurei and Multiples from the Mediterranean
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