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Coin of Soli-Pompeiopolis with bust of Macrinus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Macrinus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tyche seated left holding ears of corn (?) in right hand. River god swims left at her feet. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Soli-Pompeiopolis, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 18.75 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.287

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins