Coin of Caesarea with bust of Macrinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 218


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 15.33 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

66.59

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mount Argaeus on garlanded altar.
Inscriptions in Greek around and on altar.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, February 9, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour