User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Coin of Ninica-Claudiopolis with bust of Maximinus I Thrax

Start collecting

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right. Inscription partly in Greek. Reverse: Colonist plowing right with yoke of oxen. Vexillum in background. At right: NIN In ex.: CLAV C See media screen for scanned inscriptions.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Ninica-Claudiopolis, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 7.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1512

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins