Coin of Nysa with bust of Maximus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 235–238


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Nysa

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 18.75 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1999.26

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Maximus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Humped bull on shoulders of six ephebes. Flute-player at left.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1971: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr. (on loan to MFA since 1971); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 24, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour