Coin of Caesarea with bust of Macrinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 218


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 8.98 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1443

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right.
Uncertain countermark.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mt. Argaeus, topped by star.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour