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Lot # 442 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$200 / Price Realized: US$275
Lot of two billon tetradrachms of Maximianus with rare types.
Lot of two billon tetradrachms of Maximianus with rare types. g. (0h). . (1) Year 1 (date retrograde) = 285/6 AD, 7.69g. Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed right / Zeus standing left, holding patera and scepter, at his feet eagle, date LA retrograde in right field. Dattari-Savio pl. 288, 5997 (different dies, date also retrograde). Emmett 4164/1 (R4, citing Coins from Karanis 1294). (2) Year 10 = 294/5 AD, 8.20g. Same bust type / Athena standing right, head left, holding spear and shield which rest on ground. Emmett 4098/10 (R5, citng Coins from Karanis 1353). A rare type for Maximianus: Emmett rates it R5, R4, and R5 for the three other years known, comparable to our coin's R5. VF.
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