Coin of Cotiaeum with bust of Macrinus, struck under Demetrianus Celer

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 217–218


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Cotiaeum

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 17.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.216

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: Hygeia standing to right, holding snake and phiale, facing Asklepios at the right; between them, Telesphoros.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XX, no. 111); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour