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Sestertius with bust of Maximinus I Thrax

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Obverse: Bust of Maximinus I right, laureate, bearded, draped with cuirass. MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM Reverse: Victory standing left holding wreath and plam; at her feet a German seated with hands tied behind his back. VICTORIA GERMANICA S.C.

Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 23.49 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

34.1430

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins