Coin of Nicomedia with bust of Maximus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 235–238


Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 8.82 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1320

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Maximus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Octastyle temple. Phiale in pediment.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock Sylloge, no. 797); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour