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Coin of Byzantium with bust of Maximus, struck under Mar. Domitianus

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Maximus Caesar to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Poseidon, nude, standing looking right. Trident in raised right hand, dolphin in left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 7025); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Byzantium, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.37 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.313

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins