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Coin of Nysa with bust of Maximus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Maximus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Humped bull on shoulders of six ephebes. Flute-player at left. Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1971: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr. (on loan to MFA since 1971); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 24, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Nysa, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 18.75 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1999.26

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins