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Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 852

Maximianus. First reign, AD 286-305. AV Aureus (19mm, 5.55 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 293-294.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 852.
 Estimated: $ 15 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 17 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Maximianus. First reign, AD 286-305. AV Aureus (19mm, 5.55 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 293-294. MAXIMIA NVS P F AVG, laureate head right / HERCVLI DEBELLAT, Hercules standing right, holding a club overhead with his right hand, grasping one of the heads of the Lernaean Hydra with his left hand, and the Hydra has its main body wrapped around Hercules’ left leg; PROM. RIC VI –; Depeyrot 9/7; Calicó 4662 (same dies as illustration); Biaggi 1786 (same dies). A few light marks on obverse. EF. Well centered. Very rare variety with Hercules standing right, not left.

Ex Gemini XII (11 January 2015), lot 427.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part II will be held Wednesday morning, 15 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.