Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Mint State Fine Style Maximian as Hercules Portrait in Gold

    Maximian, First Reign (AD 286-310). AV aureus (21mm, 5.28 gm, 6h). NGC MS 5/5 - 4/5, Fine Style. Rome, AD 286. IMP C M AVR VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG, head of Maximian right, wearing lion skin headdress, paws tied before neck / IOVI CO-NSER-VAT AVGG, Jupiter standing facing, head left, nude but for spread chlamys behind, thunderbolt in right hand, scepter in his left. Extremely rare, possibly one of only two known examples. Bastien, Donativa page 62, a. Biaggi 1812. Calic├│ 4692. Cohen -. Depeyrot 2D/5 (this coin illustrated). Jameson 325 (this coin). RIC VI 494 variety (obverse legend). A simply amazing style with stunning eye appeal.

    From the Morris Collection. Ex Leu 93, (10 May 2005), lot 118; E. von Schulthess (ESR) collection (Hess-Leu 17, 23 March 1961), lot 393; R. Jameson Collection.

    View all of [The Morris Collection ]

    View Certification Details from NGC

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    6th-7th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,714

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold on Jan 7, 2019 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 20 days left to consign to the 2021 June 16 - 20 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    I have never been disappointed with your customer service & have been a Heritage customer for approximately 20 years
    Monte R.,
    Alexandria, VA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search