Coin of Hadrianeia with bust of Maximinus I Thrax, struck under Cl. Honoratus Balas

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 235–238


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Hadrianeia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 18.72 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.382

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Maximinus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hermes, standing, looking left, holds purse in right hand, caduceus in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection; by 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour