Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Antoninianus (Silvered bronze, 24 mm, 7.50 g, 7 h), Lugdunum, 287-289. IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Maximianus to right. Rev. VIRTVTI AVGG Hercules standing right, strangling the Nemean lion; at his feet to left, club. Bastien 213. Cohen 652. RIC 454. An exceptionally heavy example. Good extremely fine.
This coin was struck on a grotesquely oversized flan, weighing considerably more than Maximian's very rare sestertii.