Coin of Soli-Pompeiopolis with bust of Macrinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 217–218


Mint: Cilicia, Soli-Pompeiopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 18.75 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.287

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: Tyche seated left holding ears of corn (?) in right hand.
River god swims left at her feet.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour