286-310 AD Roman Empire Maximian BI Aurelianianus NGC MS Description:
Maximian ruled from 286 - 310 AD, this Billon Aurelianianus features on the reverse the emperor receiving a globe with Victory from Jupiter. Billon is an alloy of a precious metal with a majority base metal content. It is used chiefly for making coins, medals, and token coins. The word comes from the French bille, which means "log".