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Coin of Aegeae with busts of Macrinus and Diadumenian

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Obverse: Radiate, draped bust of Macrinus at left facing draped bust of Diadumenian at right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Bust of Dionysos right, with thyrsos over left shoulder. Bunch of grapes in right field. Inscriptions in Greek in field at left and around. See media screen for...

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Inscription

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Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 217–218

Mint

Aegeae, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 15.60 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1507

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins