Coin of Side with bust of Macrinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 217–218


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 25.01 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.2943

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: Athena, in long chiton, helmeted, stands front, head to left,
holding shield in left hand, on right hand, Nike bearing wreath.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (sale of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, February 21-23, 1961, lot 2944 [partial]); by date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale 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