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ID:     846658
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Macrinus
Date Ruled:     AD 217-218
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD spring 218
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     3.32 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP C M OPEL MACRINVS AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate and draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     P M TR P II COS P P
Reverse Description:     Macrinus seated left on curule chair, holding globe and scepter
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     RIC 027
Reference2:     RSC 051a
Reference3:     Szaivert series 011-12
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, underlying luster, minor porosity
Notes:     Bold mature portrait. 5th officina. 3rd emission, 1st-2nd phase