Greek Silver & Bronze
Lot 2166 Greek Silver & Bronze
MESOPOTAMIA, Carrhae, Macrinus (A.D. 217-218), silver tetradrachm, (13.08 grams), issued A.D. 217-218, obv. radiate bust of Macrinus with cuirass and paludamentum, to right seen from behind, around [AYT] K M OP CE MAKRINO[C CE], rev. eagle standing facing, head to right, wreath in beak, to left above star, between legs crescent, in exergue three dots, around DHMARC EX YPATOC., (Bellinger 166 [ANS Num. Stud. No.3], p.59, plate XIII,1 same dies, cf.S.2973). Extremely fine, small flan, slightly off centred on obverse and less so on the reverse, with some mint bloom and rare.
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MESOPOTAMIA, Carrhae, Macrinus (A.D. 217-218), silver tetradrachm, (13.08 grams), issued A.D. 217-218, obv. radiate bust ...