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LOT 149

Sold for (Inc. bp): £242

ROMAN EMPIRE - MAGNUS MAXIMUS - SILIQUA
(1.31 grams.).

387-388 AD. Milan. Obv: pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right with DN MAG MA-XIMVS PF AVG legend. Rev: Roma seated facing on throne, head left, holding globe and reversed spear. Mintmark MDPS in exergue with VIRTVS RO-MANORVM legend. Scarce. Extremely fine.

PROVENANCE:
from the Filey, Yorkshire Hoard, 2009 (disclaimed under Treasure Act, 1996, reference 2009:T286). With the British Museum annotated coin envelope (numbered 12) and a copy of the BM disclaiming letter dated 10th September 2009.

LITERATURE:
RIC IX Milan 19a; Sear (1988) 4202; cf. Wildwinds (this coin).