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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |Crisis and Decline| > |Macrianus| > RA42464
Macrianus, Summer 260 - Early Summer 261 A.D.
In Roman mythology, Aequitas was the minor goddess of fair trade and honest merchants. Aequitas was also the personification of the virtues equity and fairness of the emperor (Aequitas Augusti). The scales, a natural emblem of equity, express righteousness. The cornucopia signifies the prosperity which results from Aequitas and Aequitas Augusti.
RA42464. Billon antoninianus, GŲbl MIR 1727b, RSC IV 1 (R2), RIC V-2 5 (R2), Hunter 1, SRCV III 10798, Choice VF, Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) mint, weight 4.052g, maximum diameter 23.2mm, die axis 0o, obverse IMP C FVL MACRIANVS P F AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right; reverse AEQVTAS (sic) AVGG, Aequitas standing half left, scales in right hand, scepter in left hand, star left; rare; SOLD










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Posnansky, H. Nemesis und Adrasteia. (Koebner, 1890).
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