Coin of Claudiopolis with bust of Maximus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 235–238


Mint: Bithynia, Claudiopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 4.55 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.516

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Maximus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hermes, facing, head to right, holds purse in right hand,
caduceus and chlamys in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, no. 337); by 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour