Roman Silver Siliqua of Magnus Maximus Aquileia

Roman Silver Siliqua of Magnus Maximus Aquileia

Code: 10957

£175.00
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This is a nice Roman silver Siliqua of emperor Magnus Maximus dating to 383 - 388 A.D.

DN MAG MA-XIMVS PF AVG   pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right

VIRTVS RO-MANORVM   Roma seated facing on throne, head left, holding globe and spear

This coin was minted at Aquileia (Italy), mintmark AQPS. The coin has some mirror surfaces and horn-silver in places, this is usually indicative of being buried within a hoard or pot. It is a rarer mint for this issue. 

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Siliqua

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 383 - 388 A.D.

MINTMARKAQPS (Aquileia)

SIZE: 16mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.33 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC IX Aquileia 54a; RSC 20d; Sear 20646.