Coin of Byzantium with bust of Maximus, struck under Mar. Domitianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 235–238


Mint: Thrace, Byzantium

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.37 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.313

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Maximus Caesar to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Poseidon, nude, standing looking right. Trident in raised right hand,
dolphin in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 7025); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour