PRESENTING: AT 1,781 YEARS OF AGE, A VERY BOLD MAXIMINUS I. A VERY BEAUTIFUL, ANCIENT TONED, MAXIMINUS I, AR DENARIUS! MAXIMINUS I, PROVIDENTIA WITH WAND & GLOBE! NICELY STRUCK ON A FULL ROUND LUSTROUS SILVER PLANCHET!ORIGINAL ANCIENT TONING OF LUSTROUS STORMY BLUES MIXED WITH SPLASHES OF BRIGHT SKY BLUES, AND HIGHLIGHTED BY HEAVENLY IRIDESCENT GOLDS!! RIC 13, Cohen 77, Kampmann 65.9.
The Giant Roman Emperor: Maximinus I, aka Thrax. In AD 235 a giant became the most powerful man in the Roman Empire.
Maximinus of Thrace (Bulgaria) was a simple shepherd when his impressive size and strength attracted the attention of the Roman emperor in AD 202. He wrestled 16 of the emperors strongest soldiers. While only slightly winded, he then raced the emperors horse and went on to overcome 7 more beefy legionnaires. The Thracian colossus was enlisted in the army on the spot.Maximinus rose through the ranks, proving himself such a beloved leader that he was given supreme command of the imperial army. And in AD 235 the army and the Senate proclaimed him Emperor of Rome, Maximinus I. The item "AN OUTSTANDING NGC CH AU MAXIMINUS I ROMAN EMPIRE AR DENARIUS PROVIDENTIA TONED" is in sale since Sunday, June 11, 2017.
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