Roman Silver Miliarense of Magnus Maximus Ex. Thruxton Hoard

Roman Silver Miliarense of Magnus Maximus Ex. Thruxton Hoard

Code: 10566

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This is an ancient Roman silver Miliarense of emperor Magnus Maximus dating to 383 - 388 A.D.

DN MAG MAXIMVS PF AVG  pearl-diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right gazing heavenward

VIRTVS EXERCITVS  emperor, in military dress, standing right, head left, holding labarum with hook on staff in right hand and resting left hand on shield

This coin was minted at Treveri (Trier, Germany), mintmark TRPS. It had traveled across the English Channel, being buried in the Thruxton Hoard. This coin was purchased directly from the finder after being disclaimed by the British Museum. 

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Miliarense 

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 383 - 388 A.D.

MINTMARKTRPS (Trier )

SIZE: 20mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.26 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC IX Trier 82; RSC 19a; Sear 20640.