Aureus with bust of Macrinus
Mint: Italy, Rome (probably)
Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.35 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bust of Macrinus, laureate and cuirassed, right.
Reverse: Annona seated left, cornucopia in left hand, ears of grain in right above modius and ears of grain.
By date unknown: with Leu Numismatik AG, In Gassen 20, Zurich, Switzerland (Leu auction 54, Hotel Savoy-Baur en Ville, Zurich, April 28, 1992, lot 284); purchased at the Leu auction on behalf of MFA by Dennis Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; May 26, 1992: purchased by MFA from Dennis Devine
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour