Coin of Tripolis with bust of Macrinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 217–218


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Tripolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 39.5 mm. Weight: 23.89 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1973.220

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right.
Counterstamp at right: head to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Leto, veiled, carrying twins on her shoulders.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1972: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Liste 333, April 1972, no. 38); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, May 9, 1973

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour