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Coin of Ephesus with bust of Macrinus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Artemis on stag to right, right hand reaching to quiver behind shoulder, left holding bow. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Ephesus, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 14.85 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2592

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins