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ID:     49-334
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Macrinus
Date Ruled:     A.D. 217-218
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Aureus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 217-218
Weight:     6.57 g
Obverse Legend:     IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     FELICITAS TEMPORVM
Reverse Description:     Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     RIC 058 (this coin)
Reference2:     BMC p. 496 * (this coin)
Reference3:     Calic√≥ 2938 (this coin)
Reference4:     C 14; Biaggi 1264 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG
Source:     http://www.arsclassicacoins.com/
Price Sold For:     62500 Swiss Franc
Date Sold:     10/21/2008
Notes:     NAC Auction 49, Lot 334 Very rare. A bold portrait struck on a full flan Ex Gilhofer und Ranschburg - A.Hess 22 May 1935, Traus, 2371 and Glendining 14-16 January 1953, Raschleigh, 65 sales