Ancient and World Coins

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Description

IONIA. Ephesus. Macrinus (217-218). Ae.

Obv: AVT K M OΠЄΛ CЄOVH MAKPЄINOC CЄ.
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: ΠЄΙΩΝ / ЄΦЄСΙΩΝ.
River god Peion reclining left, holding statue of Artemis Ephesia and cornucopia; distyle temple and tree to left; in background above, tower and boar pierced by spear advancing right (allusing to the foundation myth of Ephesus).

Numismatik Naumann 39, lot 589; Gitbud & Naumann 7, lot 237 (which realized a hammer of €2,400) = Asia Minor Coins online #11620; cf. Numismatik Naumann 58, lot 276 (for a similar reverse of Severus Alexander).

Very rare

Condition: Near very fine.

Weight: 21.49 g.
Diameter: 35 mm.

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Price realized 1'200 EUR (25 bids)
Starting price 160 EUR
Estimate 200 EUR
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