Ancient Roman Silver Denarius Coin of Emperor Maximinus I Thrax - 235 AD

A deeply toned, fine style ancient Roman silver denarius minted under Emperor Maximinus I Thrax, (Gaius Julius Verus Maximinus Augustus). Struck 235 - 238 AD, at the Rome mint.

The obverse with a beautiful and refined portrait bust of Maximinus, wearing drapery, short beard and laurel wreath. The legend reading:

IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG

"Emperor Maximinus, Dutiful Augustus!"

The reverse with Salus, goddess of health and prosperity. The deity is shown seated, offering a patera to a large serpent as it rises from an altar. The legend reading:

SALVS AVGVSTA

"To the Health of the Augustus"

 

A highly appealing coin, well struck and centred, from dies of the finest style, beautifully toned. 

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius Coin of Emperor Maximinus I Thrax - 235 AD. A deeply toned, fine style ancient Roman silver denarius minted under Emperor Maximinus I Thrax, (Gaius Julius Verus Maximinus Augustus). Struck 235 - 238 AD, at the Rome mint. The obverse with a beautiful and refined portrait bust of Maximinus, wearing drapery, short beard and laurel wreath. The legend reading: IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG[vstvs] "Emperor Maximinus, Dutiful Augustus!" The reverse with Salus, goddess of health and prosperity. The deity is shown seated, offering a patera to a large serpent as it rises from an altar. The legend reading: SALVS AVGVSTA "To the Health of the Augustus"   A highly appealing coin, well struck and centred, from dies of the finest style, beautifully toned. 

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