Coin of Claudiopolis with bust of Macrinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 217–218


Mint: Bithynia, Claudiopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 19.02 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.533

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: Zeus seated to left, holding phiale and sceptre-staff. Eagle at left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III