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Cleaning up a description of a Maximianus coin in my files


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When I acquired this coin I used the accompanying text with kind permission and the photos as well from the seller.

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It read:

Maximianus Herculianus, AE Tetradrachm, Alexandria Egypt, Eirene

Alexandrian tetradrachm of Maximian, Eirene (Pax) reverse.

EGYPT. Alexandria.
Maximianus Herculius, AD 286-305.
Æ Tetradrachm, 20mm, 6.9g, 12h; Dated RY 1.
Obv: A K M OVA MAZIMIANOC CEB; Laureate, draped bust right.
Rev: Eirene standing left, holding scepter and branch; L - A
Ref.: Dattari 5860.

Looking at wildwinds, I find only four kinds with a similar reverse and only two with L-A without a star.

I now think this coin would better be filed with this description.

I also made one change to that text where I use Ξ instead of X here

( which I think is the same in translation ) Hope I have it right.

 

Now it reads:

Maximianus Herculius, AE Tetradrachm, Alexandria Egypt, Eirene

Maximianus, Potin Tetradrachm, Alexandria. Year 1 286-287 AD. 6.9g; 20mm. 
Obv: A K M A OVA MAΞIMIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right,
Rev: L-A, Eirene standing facing, head left, holding branch and transverse sceptre. Milne 4777.

The coin(s) I compare are near the bottom of this page

https://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/maximianus/t.html with 

Alexandria
Milne 4777 in the far left column.

How did I do? and Thank you!

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