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ID:     100569
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Seleucis and Pieria
City:     Emisa
Issuer:     Macrinus
Date Ruled:     AD 217-218
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 218-218
Diameter:     25 mm
Weight:     11.68 g
Die Axis:     0.4 h
Obverse Legend:     [AVT K M] OΠ CE MAKPINOC CE[B]
Obverse Description:     Laureate bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder
Reverse Legend:     ΔHMAPX EΞ VΠATOC ΠI
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing left with open wings, holding wreath in beak; radiate bust of Shamash left between legs
Primary Reference:     Prieur 973
Photograph Credit:     Triskeles Auctions
Special Comments:     Rare - only 6 specimens cited by Prieur
Date Sold:     25/4/2013
Grade:     EF
Notes:     Triskeles Auctions Action 2: Lot No. 100