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Roman Empire, Billon Nummus of Maximinus II (AD 311-313) - London Mint - NGC AU

Roman Empire, Billon Nummus of Maximinus II (AD 311-313) - London Mint - NGC AU
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Why purchase this ancient Bronze Nummus of Roman Emperor Maximinus II, struck at the London Mint AD 311-313?

This Bronze Nummus was struck for Maximinus II, the 59th ruler of the Roman Empire. His rule was characterized by Civil Wars of the Tetrarchy, which eventually led to his defeat to Licinius I at the Battle of Tzirallum and his suicide in AD 313.

Incredible Image Details

The right facing laureate image of Emperor Maximinus II is featured on the obverse, dressed in military cloak and cuirass, encircled by the inscription "IMP MAXIMINVS P F AVG," which represents "Maximinus: Pious, Happy Emperor."

The image of a man symbolizing the Genius of the Roman People is depicted on the reverse. Genius is portrayed dressed in a chlamys, cradling a cornucopia in his left arm, while holding a patera in a pouring position in his right hand. Inscriptions include "GENIO POP ROM," (to the guardian spirit of the Roman people), with the marks of the London Mint, "PLN" in exergue and a star in right field.

About Uncirculated Roman Imperial Coin

This Bronze Nummus of Roman Emperor Maximinus II, struck AD 311-313, received the grade of About Uncirculated from NGC Ancients, the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation's division specializing in the grading of ancient coins. Equivalent to a Sheldon Scale grade of 50-53, the coin will exhibit complete image details with evidence of light, even wear across the surfaces.

Make this Roman Imperial Bronze Nummus of Maximinus II struck at the London Mint the next addition to your collection!


Grading Service:NGC
Grade:AU
Variety:London Mint