Mesopotamia, Edessa, Macrinus
Description: Mesopotamia, Edessa, Macrinus (217 - 218 AD). Laureate head right / Turreted, veiled, and draped bust of Tyche right.
Diameter: AE17 mm
Weight: 3,32 g
Attribution: BMC 98, 51; SNG Cop 207
Commentary: dark patina with some lighter contrasts, strike error on reverse
History: Edessa was a capital of independent and later semi-independent Kingdom of Osroene, which existed for over three centuries and became Roman province in 214 AD.
Article Number: 016-01-05-41652