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Maximian is portrayed profile in portrait style, which depicts someone using their physical likeness. He is shown wearing a classical laurel, a wreath worn on the head symbolizing victory. On the reverso, or back of the coin, we see the pagan narrative of Hercules taming the deer.
Maximian, gold, coin
Unknown, "Maximian, Gold Aureus (Back)" (293). BYZANTIUM: Trade, Treasure, Tradition. 17.