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Coin of Claudiopolis with bust of Macrinus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus seated to left, holding phiale and sceptre-staff. Eagle at left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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

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

Mint

Claudiopolis, Bithynia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.533

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins