Coin of Aegeae with busts of Macrinus and Diadumenian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 217–218


Mint: Cilicia, Aegeae

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 15.60 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1507

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped bust of Macrinus at left facing draped bust of
Diadumenian at right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Bust of Dionysos right, with thyrsos over left shoulder.
Bunch of grapes in right field.
Inscriptions in Greek in field at left and around.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour