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Dupondius with bust of Maximinus I Thrax

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Obverse: Bust of Maximinus I, radiate, draped, cuirassed, right. MAXIMINVSPIVSAVGGERM Reverse: Victory standing, head left, holds palm branch in left hand and in right wreath above a seated captive. VICTORIAGERMANICA S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By date unknown: Sir Charles Oman Collection; by 1968: with Christie, Manson & Woods, 8 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1 (Christie's auction of the Oman collection, July 2, 1968, lot 196, partial); purchased on behalf of MFA at Christie's auction by A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; September 11, 1968: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 236–238

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.97 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.512

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins