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Coin of Cremna with bust of Maximinus I Thrax

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Inscription in Latin around. Reverse: Athena stands, head right, holding spear in right hand around which serpent is entwined. Inscription in Latin around. (see media screen for Latin inscriptions, with all A's lacking...

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Provenance

By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 13, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Cremna, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 41 mm. Weight: 37.40 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.245

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins