Roman emperor Magnus Maximus, 383-388.
His complete AE ancient-coin type set (with images below)
including the only AE type for his son, Flavius Victor.
This page is part of a larger site: "Guide to Late Roman AE Coin Types" (http://augustuscoins.com/ed/ricix/)
|size|| type description
with a link to the image below
|Type number with
link to type page
|AE2||REPARATIO REIPVB emp raises kneeling female||18||C|
|AE4||VICTORIA AVGG Victory advancing left||27||R2|
|AE4||VOT / V / MVLT / X in wreath||28||R3|
|AE4||VO / TIS / V in wreath||30||R2|
|AE2||VIRTVS EXERCITI emp stg r, foot on captive||31||R4|
|AE2||VICTORIA AVGG emperor standing||32||S|
|AE4||SPES ROMANORVM camp gate||36||C|
All references to RIC (Roman Imperial Coinage) are to volume IX.
Type 18: AE2. REPARATIO REIPVB. Emperor raises kneeling female right, emperor holds Victory on globe in left. 383-388.
23 mm. 4.37 grams.
RIC Arelate 26a "383-388"
This type was struck for Gratian, Valentinian II, Theodosius, and Magnus Maximus. It is common for all of them.
Type 27: AE4. VICTORIA AVGG. Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. 383-388. Only for Magnus Maximus. Only at Lugdunum.
15-13 mm. 1.19 grams. 6:00.
Note the termination "GG" with two G's, not three.
RIC IX Lugdunum 34, R, plate IV.18. mm LVGP or LVGS.
This type is very rare. This has the legend and type of Type 44, which is a different issue.
Type 28: AE4. VOT / V / MVLT / X in wreath. 383-388.
15 mm. 1.85 grams.
RIC Lugdunum (Lyons) 35 "R3"
This type is very rare for Magnus Maximus. It is common for Gratian, Valentinian II, Theodosius, and Arcadius.
Type 30: AE4. VO / TIS / V in wreath (14-16 mm). 383-388. Only for Magnus Maximus. Only at Arles.
14 mm. 1.35 grams. 6:30. SCON.
RIC IX, Arles 28, R.
"The rare AE4 vota coins of the larger module [This type] were probably struck at the beginning of Maximus' reign," p. 56.
This type is very rare.
Type 31 is extremely rare for Magnus Maximus. It really belongs to the emperors of the central empire. AE2. VIRTVS EXERCITI. Emperor standing right, spurning captive, holding standard and globe. Type struck 383-388 [RIC] 386-393 [DO]
[No image for Magnus Maximus. Here is one for Theodosius]
24-22 mm. 6:30. 4.59 grams.
RIC Constantinople 83b variety with unlisted officina B.
For Magnus Maximus RIC has this type as "R4" (extremely rare).
This type is common for Valentinian II, Theodosius, and Arcadius.
Type 32: AE2. VICTORIA AVGG. Emperor standing facing, holding Victory on globe in r. and standard in l. 383-388. Only for Magnus Maximus and only at Arles and Lyons.
22-20 mm. 11:30. 5.09 grams.
RIC Arles 27b
This type is scarce.
Type 36: AE4. SPES ROMANORVM. Camp gate, with star between two turrets. 387-388.
15-14 mm. 6:00. 1.53 grams.
RIC Aquileia 55a2
This type is common.
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