After Maxentius drowned his body was decapitated, and his head was paraded through the streets of Rome.
|On April 5, 2011, the auction firm Numismatica Ars Classica sold a rare Roman gold aurei medallion, which was a new world record price. The gold medallion depicts Roman emperor Maxentius and sold for $1.4m. Maxentius was Roman Emperor from 306 to 312. He was the son of former Emperor Maximian and the son-in-law of Emperor Galerius. The latter part of his reign was preoccupied with civil war. He was defeated at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge in 312, where Maxentius, with his army in flight, perished by drowning in the Tiber river.|