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    Extremely Rare Petronius Maximus Solidus

    Petronius Maximus, Western Roman Empire (AD 455). AV solidus (21mm, 4.40 gm, 12h). NGC Choice XF 4/5 - 3/5, graffiti. Rome, AD 455. D N PETRONIVS MA-XIMVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Petronius Maximus right, seen from front / VICTORI-A AVGGG, emperor standing facing, long cross in right hand, Victory on globe in left, right foot on man-headed serpent; R-M across fields, COMOB in exergue. RIC X 2201. Depeyrot 48/3. Lacam 6. A very nice example of this extremely rare emperor who only ruled for 76 days.

    From the Morris Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica, Auction 33 (6 April 2006), lot 626; Longuet Collection (Maison Platt, Paris, 17-18 March 1970), lot 271; Leu 25 (23 April 1980), lot 461.


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