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Sestertius with bust of Maximinus I Thrax

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Obverse: Maximinus I, laureate, draped, cuirassed (?), right. MAXIMINVSPIVSAVGGERM Reverse: Salus seated left, holding patera in right hand to feed serpent rising from altar and resting left elbow on back of throne. SALVSAVGVSTI In ex.: S C

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

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

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 17.95 gm.

Accession Number

13.721

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins