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Sestertius with bust of Maximinus I Thrax

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Obverse: Bust of Maximinus I to right, laureate, draped and armed. MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM Reverse: Health seated to left, extending a patera to a serpent which rises from an altar. SALVS AVGVSTI S C

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

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

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 19.09 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

00.301

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins