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Coin of Marcianopolis with busts of Macrinus and Diadumenian, struck under Pontianus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrinus at left facing draped, cuirassed bust of Diadumenian at right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Emperor, in short tunic, standing to left, holds spear in left hand and in right Victory on a globe. Right foot on prow (?). Inscriptions in...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Marcianopolis, Moesia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 8.54 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.421

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins