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Coin of Aspendus with bust of Maximinus I Thrax

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Asklepios standing front, head to left, himation draped from left shoulder over body, holds serpent-staff in right hand. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 37); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Aspendus, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 11.21 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.823

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins