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Maximianus Herculius

 

Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximian "Herculius" as Caesar 285-286

Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximian "Herculius" as Augustus 286-310 (with a breaking)

 

Pre-reform coinage (till 295)

 

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IMP(erator) C(aesar) M(arcus) A(urelius) VAL(erius) MAXIMIANVS AVG(ustus)
HERCVLI(us) CONSERVAT(ori)

Antoninianus
286-287
silvered copper

Ticinum
23 mm.

Obverse
Draped bust in armor and radiate crown right
Legend: Emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximianus Augustus
Reverse
Hercules standing right, in the left hand mace, based on rock
Legend: Hercules Keeper

   
coin
IMP(erator) C(aesar) M(arcus) A(urelius) VAL(erius) MAXIMIANVS AVG(ustus)
IOVI CONSERVAT(ori)

Antoninianus
286-287
silvered copper

Ticinum
23 mm.

Obverse
Draped bust in armor and radiate crown right
Legend: Emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximianus Augustus
Reverse
Jupiter standing left, holds lightning and scepter
Legend: Jupiter Keeper

Reform 295-296

 

coin
IMP(erator) C(aesar) M(arcus) A(urelius) MAXIMIANVS  P(ius) F(elix) AVG(ustus)
GENIO POPVLI ROMANI

Follis
297-298
bronze

Heraclea
28 mm.

Obverse
Bust right in laurel wreath
Legend: Emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius Maximianus  Pious Happy Augustus
Reverse
Genius standing left, pouring from patera and holds cornucopia
Legend: Genius of the people of Rome