An apparently unpublished fanciful helmet decoration
Lot 1464
Maximinus II, as Caesar, 305-309. Follis (Bronze, 26 mm, 6.44 g, 12 h), Antiochia, circa 309. MAXIMINVS NOB CAES Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Maximinus II to left, holding spear over his right shoulder and shield decorated with two horsmen riding to left, four enemies below them; on cuirass, gorgoneion; on helmet, Sol standing facing in quadriga, raising his right hand in salute and holding globe in his left, around, stars and crescent, crest ending in griffin. Rev. VIRTVS EXERCITVS / B / ANT Virtus standing front, head to left, resting her right hand on decorated shield and holding spear in her left; in field to left, lighted altar. RIC 125 var. (differing bust type). Apparently unpublished with this fanciful helmet decoration. Repatinated and with minor corrosion, otherwise, good very fine.
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1100 CHF
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Closing time: 13-Dec-20, 15:17:30 CET
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