Antoninianus with bust of Macrianus II

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 260–261


Mint: Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 3.60 gm.

Accession Number

52.1025

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate bust of Macrianus II, to right.
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Reverse: Jupiter seated left, holding patera and sceptre; at foot, eagle.
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Provenance

By 1952: with Hotel Drouot, 7 rue Drouot, Paris (Hotel Drouot auction, June 13, 1952, lot 199); sold at Hotel Drouot auction to Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland on behalf of MFA; , September 11, 1952: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $11.50

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour