MAXIMIAN, A.D. 286-310. AV Aureus (5.62 gms), Rome Mint, A.D. 295-305. NGC Ch AU, Strike: 5/5 Surface: 4/5. RIC-Unlisted; Calico-4732 (this coin illustrated); Biaggi-1801 (this coin); Depeyrot-6/12. Obverse: Laureate head right; Reverse: The First Labor of Hercules: Hercules right, wrestling with the Nemean lion; club to left; PR. A <strong>RARE </strong>and dazzling example, this piece presents a light golden-yellow allure with tremendous brilliance and great centering. Meanwhile, the pedigree augments its already strong appeal. From the Dr. Michael Rogers Collection.<p>Ex: Waddell stock.<p>Ex: B. d. B. Collection (Numismatica Ars Classica 49, 10/2008) Lot # 425 (purchased from Forrer in 1952 for £125).<p>Ex: Biaggi Collection, 1801.