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Roman Empire. Maximianus Herculius, 286-310. AU Aureus, 5.24 gr., 18 mm, AD 294, Rome.
Obverse: MAXIMIANUS P F AUG; head of Maximianus Herculius, wearing lion-skin headdress, to the right //
Reverse: HERCULI DEBELLAT; Hercules standing to the left, club raised, preparing to strike Hydra coiled around his leg, which he grips with left hand; in exergue: PROM.
Calicó 4661; RIC -; Cohen 254; Depeyrot 9/6.
A very desirable and dynamic type. Minor smoothing in field.
Extremely rare. Extremely fine
Ex. from a private European collection. British Museum collection, reg. no. 1867, 0101.875 (these dies).