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Lot # 224 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$10000 / Price Realized: US$13000
Maximianus. Aureus
Maximianus. 286-305 AD. Aureus, 5.99g. (1h). Rome, 294 AD. Obv: MAXIMI - ANVS P F AVG Head laureate right. Rx: HERCVLI - DEBELLAT around, PROM in exergue, Hercules standing left, raising his club to smite the Lernian hydra, one of whose heads he has siezed with his other hand, while the hydra for its part has wrapped its tail around Hercules' lower right leg. Depeyrot 9/5 (p. 83, 19 specimens). Pink, Goldpragung, p. 21. Cohen 255 (300 Fr., du Chastel Coll.). Omitted by mistake from RIC. Rare Labor of Hercules on an aureus. Mint State.

Ex Triton V, 15-16 January 2002, lot 2149 (Jurgen K. Schmidt Collection). Ex Triton II, 1-2 December 1998, lot 1040.
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