Coin of Tium with bust of Maximinus I Thrax

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 235–238


Mint: Bithynia, Tium

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 10.35 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.539

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: Athena-Roma Nikephoros seated to left, holding sceptre-staff,
shield at her left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, no. 995); by 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour