Sestertius with bust of Maximinus I Thrax

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 236–238


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 19.09 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

00.301

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Maximinus I to right, laureate, draped and armed.
MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM
Reverse: Health seated to left, extending a patera to a serpent which rises from an altar.
SALVS AVGVSTI S C

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund