Sestertius with bust of Diva Paulina, struck under Maximinus I Thrax

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 235–238


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 20.42 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.249

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Diva Paulina, veiled, draped, right.
DIVAPAVLINA
Reverse: Paulina seated left on a flying peacock.
CONSECRATIO S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1910: with J. Hirsch, Arcisstrasse 17, Munich, Germany (J. Hirsch auction 29, November 9ff., lot 1225); by 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)