Sestertius with bust of Macrinus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 218


Mint: Rome (or Antioch?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 24.17 gm.

Accession Number

60.225

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right.
IMPCAESMOPELSVMACRINVSAVG
Reverse: Victory seated to right, on cuirass, writing on a shield held on her left knee. Arms behind.
VICTPARTPMTRPIICOSIIPP in exergue: SC

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1959: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the Lockett Collection, part 8, May 26, 1959, lot 75); by 1960: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London; April 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for
£ 13/10/0

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour