Coin of Aspendus with bust of Maximinus I Thrax

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 235–238


Mint: Pamphylia, Aspendus

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 11.21 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.823

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Maximinus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Asklepios standing front, head to left, himation draped from left shoulder over body, holds serpent-staff in right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 37); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour