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Sestertius with bust of Diva Paulina, struck under Maximinus I Thrax

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Obverse: Bust of Diva Paulina, veiled, draped, right. DIVAPAVLINA Reverse: Paulina seated left on a flying peacock. CONSECRATIO S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1910: with J. Hirsch, Arcisstrasse 17, Munich, Germany (J. Hirsch auction 29, November 9ff., lot 1225); by 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 235–238

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 20.42 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.249

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins