As with bust of Macrinus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 218


Mint: Rome (or Antioch?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.89 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

00.300

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Bust of Macrinus to right, laureate and armed.
IMP CAES M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG
Reverse. Macrinus driving a quadriga to left, holding a sceptre or branch in the right hand, and the reins in the left. Behind him a Victory crowning him. On the chariot traces of a relief representing Victory crowning a trophy.
PONTIF MAX TR P II COS II S C

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund