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Macrinus, 11 April 217 - 8 June 218 A.D., Parium, Mysia
Located near Lampsacus, Parium belonged to the Delian League. In the Hellenistic period, it was in the domain of Lysimachus and then the Attalid dynasty. Julius Caesar refounded it as a colonia within the province of Asia. After Asia was divided in the 4th century, it was in the province of Hellespontus.
RP85219. Bronze AE 23, SNG BnF
1502; BMC Mysia
p. 107, 111; SNG Cop
-; SNG TŁb
-; SNG Hunt
-; SNG «anakkale
-, VF, well centered
, blue-green patina
, light pitting
(Kemer, Canakkale, Turkey) mint, weight
6.829g, maximum diameter
22.9mm, die axis
, 11 Apr 217 - 8 Jun 218 A.D.; obverse IMP C
M OPE SEV MACRINVS, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust
Capricorn swimming right, holding celestial globe between legs, cornucopia
on back, C G I H P (Colonia
Gemella Iulia Hadriana Pariana) below; rare
Catalog current as of Wednesday, May 22, 2019.
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