BILLON FOLLIS OF MAXENTIUS, OSTIA, AD 309-312.

BILLON FOLLIS OF MAXENTIUS, OSTIA, AD 309-312.

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Obverse: IMP MAXENTIVS P F AVG, Laureate head of Maxentius facing right.

Reverse: AETERNITAS AVG N, The Dioscuri, Castor and Pollux, standing facing each other, each holding his bridled horse and resting on sceptre, mint mark MOST followed by officina mark S.

RIC: vi, p. 404, 35. C 5. Sear: 14975. [Ostia, AD 309-312].

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 6.6 g.

A superb billon follis of Maxentius, struck in Ostia, Rome’s port city. The reverse with a striking representation of Castor and Pollux. Extremely fine and well centred with a deep brown patina.

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