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Coin of Apamea with bust of Macrinus

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Obverse: Bust of Macrinus, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. IMP:CAES:M:OPELL:SEVER:MACRINVSPIAV Reverse: Aeneas, Anchises on his left arm, leads Ascanius to right. COLIVLCONC APAMAVGDD

Provenance

By 1967: Hans von Aulock Collection, Istanbul, Turkey (SNG, von Aulock, no. 6921); by 1974: with Bank Leu AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, CH-8022 Zurich, Switzerland (auction 10, May 29, 1974, lot 257); purchased by MFA from Bank Leu, December 17, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Apamea, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 19.11 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1986.761

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins