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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.283
People
Maximus Caesar, Roman (r. 235 - 238 CE)
Maximinus I Thrax, Roman (r. 235 - 238 CE)
Title
Sestertius of Maximus
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
236-237 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Late
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/169352
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
24.46 g
Die Axis
1
Denomination
sestertius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: MAXIMVS CAES GERM
  • Reverse Inscription: PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC IV(B), 13, p.156
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection, Department of the Classics, Harvard University
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.115.283
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: MAXIMUS CAES GERM, bust of Maximus, head bare, r.
Reverse: PRINCIPI IUVENTUTIS / S C, Maximus, holding baton and spear standing l.; behind him, two standards.

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