Magnus Maximus, Usurper in the West (383-388A.D.) - AE2 - 23.24mm, 4.75gr
Obverse - DN MAG MAXI-MVS PF AVG
Magnus Maximus, his pearl diademed, draped
and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse - REPARATIO-REIPVB,
LVGP in Exergue.
Emperor standing facing, head left, with right hand raising a kneeling
turreted woman and holding victory on globe in left.
Magnus Maximus
Minted in Lugdunum (Lyon, France) between August 25, 383 and August 28, 388 A.D.
Reference:
Pearce, M.A., "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 9 (RIC), Lugdunum, p49, nr. 32, variety 1, obverse 1a (A)
Sear, David R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV 4th Revised Edition), p354, nr. 4203, variation
Cohen, H, "Descriptions Historique des Monnaies frappees sous l'Empire Romain" (C), nr. 3
Carson, R.A.G., Hill, P.V., & Kent, J.P.C., "Late Roman Bronze Coinage", Part II, p53, nr 379
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p313, nr 13
Quality: Fine