Medallion of Tarsus with bust of Maximinus I Thrax

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 235–238


Mint: Cilicia, Tarsus

Dimensions

Diameter: 40 mm. Weight: 25.96 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

59.335

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Medallions

Obverse: Bust of Maximinus right, laureate, draped.
Inscriptions in Greek.
Reverse: The Three Graces.
Inscriptions in Greek around, in field at right, and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin VIII, no. 88); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, June 9, 1959, for $ 20.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour