, February 307 - 28 October 312 A.D.
, the son of Maximinian, was made in rebellion against . He invited his father, who had abdicated, to resume rule. Although declared a public enemy at the Conference of Carnutum, he ruled Italy until at the Battle of Milvian Bridge he fell and drowned in the . His army was defeated by Constantine.RL74570. half , 61, 41 var. (2nd ), cf. 15035 (Rome), aVF, full circles strike on a broad , 3.362 g, maximum 21.8 mm, 180o, 1st , ( of Rome) mint, 309 - 312 A.D.; MAXENTIVS , helmeted and left, spear in right over shoulder, on left arm; (the eternal of our emperor), standing right, left foot on base of supporting on which she inscribes VOT / X, captive seated left, MOSTP in ; $145.00 (€129.05)
assumed power in a rebellion against , who had removed the tax exemptions enjoyed by residents of the city of Rome. The CONSERVATORES VRB SVAE declares is the Savior of the City, protecting its customs and privileges. He invited his father, Maximinian, who had abdicated, to resume rule. Although declared a public enemy at the Conference of Carnutum, he ruled Italy until at the Battle of Milvian Bridge, when he fell and drowned in the . His army was defeated by Constantine.RB71449. , Rome 258, 22, -, VF, nice green , not fully struck, 5.646 g, maximum 25.7 mm, 0o, 1st , Rome mint, 310 - 311 A.D.; IMP C MAXENTIVS , laureate right; , seated facing in temple, left, globe in right hand, in left, at side behind, knobs as , on , H left, REP in ; $105.00 (€93.45)
The , the twins and , most frequently appear on coins of the Roman Republic as horsemen galloping, with couched lances, and stars above their . Their mother was Leda, the queen of Sparta. was the mortal son of Tyndareus, her husband, the of Sparta. was the divine son of Zeus, who seduced Leda in the guise of a swan. When was killed, asked Zeus to let him share his own immortality with his twin to keep them together, and they were transformed into the constellation Gemini. The pair were regarded as the patrons of sailors, to whom they appeared as St. Elmo's fire, and were also associated with horsemanship. In Rome, their festival was celebrated on the 28th of January.RT84378. , 32, 35, 5, 14975, F, , marks and scratches, off center, 5.713 g, maximum 23.5 mm, 180o, 4th , ( of Rome) mint, 309 - 28 Oct 312 A.D.; IMP C MAXENTIVS , laureate right, bare right shoulder from behind; , and , each with above cap, both naked except over shoulder, leaning on with outer arm, holding bridled horse with inner hand, MOSTQ in ; $60.00 (€53.40)
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