Coin Catalogue

Maximus 235 – 238 A.D.

Young son of Maximinus who was proclaimed Caesar at the same time his father was hailed as Augustus immediately after the murders of Severus Alexander and his mother. Both were killed in a mutiny prior to a battle with the forces of Pupienus.

 

AR Denarius


RIC 1, S 2372, C 1 Denarius Obv: IVLVERVSMAXIMVSCAES – Dressed bust right.
Rev: PIETASAVG – Sacrificial implements. November 235 – February 236 (Rome).



RIC 3, BMC 211, C 10 Denarius Obv: MAXIMVSCAESGERM – Bare-headed, draped bust right.
Rev: PRINCIVVENTVTIS – Maximus standing left, holding baton and reversed spear, behind, two standards. 236-238 (Rome).


AE Sestertius


RIC 6, C 5 Sestertius Obv: CIVLVERVSMAXIMVSCAES – Bare-headed, draped bust right.
Rev: PIETASAVG Exe: SC – Lituus, knife, patera, jug, simpulum, and sprinkler. $750 5/21/03.



RIC 8, C 9 Sestertius Obv: CIVLVERVSMAXIMVSCAES – Bare-headed, draped bust right.
Rev: PIETASAVG Exe: SC – Lituus and Knife Jug, Simpulum and Sprinkler. $35 7/2/02.



RIC 9, C 14 Sestertius Obv: MAXIMVSCAESGERM – Bare-headed, draped bust right.
Rev: PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS – Maximus standing left, holding baton and spear, two standards behind him. 236-238.



RIC 11, C 7 Sestertius Obv: MAXIMVSCAESGERM – Bare-headed, draped bust right.
Rev: PIETASAVG – Lituus, knife, paera, vase, simpulum and sprinkler. 236-238 (Rome). $330 9/24/03.



RIC 13, C 14 Sestertius Obv: MAXIMVSCAESGERM – Bare head, draped bust right.
Rev: PRINCIPIIVVENTVTIS – Maximus standing, holding spear and baton next to two standards.


AE As


RIC 7, C 8 Sestertius Obv: MAXIMVSCAESGERM – Draped, Bare-headed bust of Maximus right.
Rev: PIETASAVG – Pontifical implements (lituus, patera, jug, simpulum, and sprinkler). 236-238 (Rome).



RIC 14, C 15 Sestertius Obv: MAXIMVSCAESGERM – Draped, Bare-headed bust of Maximus right.
Rev: PRINCIPIVVENTVTIS – Maximus standing left, holding baton and transverse spear; two standards behind; SC across fields. 236-238 (Rome). $300 5/21/03.


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