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Coin of Caesarea with busts of Macrinus and Diadumenian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right facing draped bust of Diadumenian to left. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Mt. Argaeus, with male figure standing on summit. At left near summit, star, and at right, crescent. In front, tetrastyle temple, flanked on each side by a...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 183); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Caesarea, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 29.45 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.948

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins