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ID:     20115
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     SYRIA, PHOENICIA
City:     Byblus
Issuer:     Macrinus
Date Ruled:     11 April 217 - 8 June 218 A.D.
Metal:     Billon
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Diameter:     25 mm
Weight:     12.688 g
Die Axis:     1.5 h
Obverse Legend:     ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΟΠ CΣ − ΜΑΚΡΙΝΟC C
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     ∆ΗΜΑΡΧ ΣΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC ΠΠ
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing facing, head left, wreath in beak, three horned altar between legs, fillet upper right field
Primary Reference:     Prieur 1330
Reference2:     Bellinger -
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=19331