Constantine the Great coin






Galerius
A.D. 305- 311









Lyons

Galerius

A.D. 293

Æ Antoninianus

21x23mm   2.9gm

MAXIMIANVS NOB C; radiate, draped and cuirassed bust.

SECVRIT AVGG; Securitas standing left, legs crossed, leaning on column, right hand raised to head.

In ex. B

RIC V Lugdunum 691


Galerius SECVRIT AVGG Lyons 691


Galerius

A.D. 305- 307            

26x27mm    9.3gm

IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG; laureate and cuirassed bust.                 

GENIO POP-VLI ROMANI; Genius standing left by altar, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right holding patera, left cornucopiae, * in right field.

In ex. PLG

RIC VI Lyons 182




Galerius GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Lyons 182




Ticinum

Galerius

A.D. 300- 303

26mm   9.7gm

MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES; laureate head right.

SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR; Moneta standing left with scales & cornucopiae.

In ex. ST•

RIC VI Ticinum 46b

Galerius SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR
                      Ticinum 46b




Galerius

A.D. 304- 305

25x28mm   9.2gm

MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES; laureate head right.

SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR; Moneta standing left with scales & cornucopiae; ✶ in right field.

In ex. ST

RIC VI Ticinum 48b


Galerius SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR
                        Ticinum 48b






Galerius

A.D. 305- 306

26x28mm   9.1gm

IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG; laureate head facing right.

FIDES MILITVM; Fides seated left, holding standard in each hand; dot in right field.

In ex. PT

RIC VI Ticinum 55b


Galerius FIDES MILITVM Ticinum 55




Aquileia

Galerius

A.D. 300

27x28mm   9.2gm

MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES; laureate head right.

SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR; Moneta standing left with scales & cornucopiae.

In ex. AQΓ

RIC VI Aquileia 30b

Galerius SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR
                      Aquileia 30b

Galerius

A.D. 302- 303

27mm   8.4gm

MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES; laureate head right.

SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR; Moneta standing left with scales & cornucopiae; VI in right field.

In ex. AQΓ

RIC VI Aquileia 36b

Galerius SACRA
                      MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR Aquileia 36b



Rome

Galerius

A.D. 293

21mm    3.0gm

GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB C; radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.

PRINCIPI IVVENTVT; Prince stg. r., holding spear and globe.

In ex. XXIS

RIC V Rome 704

Galerius PRINCIPI IVVENTVTI Rome 704






Galerius

A.D. 296-297

24x26mm 8.8gm

MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES, laureate head right.

GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae. In left field R.

In exergue H

RIC VI Rome 67b


Galerius GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Rome 67



Galerius

A.D. 306

26x28mm   9.2gm

IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG; laureate head right.

SAC MON VRB AVGG ET CAESS NN; Moneta standing left with scales & cornucopiae.

In ex. R wreath S

RIC VI Rome 132b


Galerius SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR
                        Rome 132


 

Galerius

A.D. 306

26x29mm   8.7gm

IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG; laureate head right.

SAC MON VRB AVGG ET CAESS NN; Moneta standing left with scales & cornucopiae.

In ex. R wreath S

RIC VI Rome 132b



Galerius SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR
                        Rome 132





Carthage

Galerius

A.D. 296

26x27mm    9.8gm

MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES, Laureate bust right.

FELIX ADVENT AVGG NN;  Africa standing facing, head left, wearing elephant's skin headdress, holding standard and tusk; lion with captured bull at feet; Δ in left field.

In ex. PKQ

RIC VI Carthage 22b

 

This type references the victory of Maximianus over the Quinquegentiani -- a rebellious tribe in North Africa.



Galerius FELIX ADVENT AVGG NN Carthage 22






Galerius

A.D. 299- 303

25x27mm    8.8gm

MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES; laureate head right.

SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART; Carthage standing facing, head left, holding fruits in both hands.

In ex. delta

RIC VI Carthage 32b

 

This type references the victory of Maximianus over the Quinquegentiani (a rebellious tribe in North Africa) and his triumph and actual presence in Carthage.



Galerius SALVIS AVGG ET CAESS FEL KART
                        Carthage 32





Siscia


Galerius

            A.D. 294            

27x29mm    10.2gm

GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB C; laureate head.                  

GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right holding patera, left cornucopiae, S in left, B in right.

No mintmark

RIC VI Siscia 81b




Galerius GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Siscia 81


Galerius

           A.D. 299          

27x30mm    8.5gm

MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES; laureate head right.                 

GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI; Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right holding patera, left cornucopiae; A in right field.

In ex. SIS

RIC VI Siscia 109b


Galerius GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Siscia 109




Thessalonica

Galerius

A.D. 302- 303         

26x27mm    8.1gm

GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES; laureate head right.                

GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI; Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right holding patera, left cornucopiae; E in right field.

In ex. • TS •

RIC VI Thessalonica 26b


Galerius GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Thessalonica
                        26b




Heraclea

Galerius

A.D. 308- 309

24x25mm   6.0gm

IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG; laureate head right.

GENIO IMPERATORIS; Genius standing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera from which liquid flows & cornucopiae.

In exergue  •HT∆•

RIC VI Heraclea 37a


Galerius GENIO IMPERATORIS Heraclea 37




Nicomedia

Galerius

A.D. 307- 308

25x27mm   7.0gm

IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG; laureate head right.

GENIO AVGVSTI CMH; Genius standing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera from which liquid flows & cornucopiae.

In exergue SMNA

RIC VI Nicomedia 54a/66a


The CMH ligature might be a mark of value -- 100 (sestertii) at 48 to the pound. C is the Latin number for 100 and MH is Greek for 48.



Galerius GENIO AVGVSTI CMH Nicomedia 54




Cyzicus


Galerius

            A.D. 305- 306            

28mm    10.5gm

IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG; laureate head.                 

GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI; Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right holding patera, left cornucopiae.

In ex. K E

RIC VI Cyzicus 21b/25a


Galerius GENIO POPVLI ROMANI Cyzicus 21


Galerius

A.D. 309- 310

26x28mm     8.2gm

GAL MAXIMIANVS PF AVG; laureate head.

GENIO AVGVSTI; Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right holding patera from which liquid flows, left cornucopiae; ε in left and ✶ in right field.

In ex. MKV

RIC VI Cyzicus 53


Galerius GENIO AVGVSTI Cyzicus 53





Alexandria


Galerius

A.D. 302-303

GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES; Laureate head right.

GENIO POPV-L-I ROMANI; Genius standing facing, head left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys across left shoulder, liquors flowing from patera in right hand, cornucopiae in left, in left field S, in right B over P.

In ex. ALE

RIC VI Alexandria 35b




Galerius GENIO
                        POPVLI ROMANI Alexandria 35








Galerius

A.D. 308-310

23x24mm    6.3gm

IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG; Laureate head right.

GENIO IMPERATORIS; Genius standing facing, head left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys across left shoulder, liquors flowing from patera in right hand, cornucopiae in left, K | B / P across fields

In ex. ALE

RIC VI Alexandria 107a



Galerius GENIO IMPERATORIS Alexandria 107









Posthumous coins issued by Licinius







Siscia

DIVUS GALERIUS

A.D. 312

Æ Follis

22x24mm   4.5gm

DIVO GAL VAL MAXIMIANO; Veiled head right.

FORTI FOR-TVNAE; Fortuna standing left, holding rudder set on globe and cornucopia; wheel at feet to right, in right field star in crescent over B.

In ex. SIS

RIC VI Siscia 226

 

Struck under Licinius