Coin of Nicaea with bust of Macrianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 260–261


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 6.93 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.377

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrianus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: The walls of Nicaea.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour