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Coin of Nicaea with bust of Macrianus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrianus right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: The walls of Nicaea. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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. 260–261

Mint

Nicaea, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 6.93 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.377

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins