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Coin of Anchialus with bust of Maximinus I Thrax

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[inscription] Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Maximinus right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Triptolemos, in biga drawn by winged serpents to right. Inscriptions in Greek at right and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 235–238

Mint

Anchialus, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 11.81 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.366

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins