Coin of Ephesus with bust of Macrinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 217–218


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 14.85 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2592

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: Artemis on stag to right, right hand reaching to quiver behind shoulder,
left holding bow.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour