Magnus Maximus

Reece Period attributed: Period 20

Member of the House of Theodosius dynasty.

Coins for this issuer were issued from 383 until 388.

Magnus Clemens Maximus was a commander in the army under Gratian. In 383 his disgruntled soldiers proclaimed Maximus emperor, and he set out to invade Gaul. Gratian’s troops deserted him and Maximus was left with Britain, Gaul, Spain, and Africa. He soon grew more ambitious and invaded Italy. Valentinian II fled to Theodosius, but the two emperors came back and drove out Maximus. He was defeated at Poetovio and executed near Aquileia.

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