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ID:     2-073
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Moesia Inferior
City:     Nicopolis ad Istrum
Issuer:     Macrinus
Date Ruled:     A.D. 217-218
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Tetrassarion
Date Struck:     217-218
Diameter:     26.1 mm
Weight:     12.59 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT K M OΠEΛ CEVH MAKPEINOC
Obverse Description:     laureate head right, draped left shoulder
Reverse Legend:     VΠ CTA ΛONΓINOV NIKOPOΛITΩN ΠPOC IC
Reverse Description:     emperor standing left, holding globe and long scepter
Primary Reference:     AMNG 1783
Reference2:     Varbanov 3456
Reference3:     Hristova & Jeckov 8.23/34.5 var (cuirassed bust)
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 2: Lot No. 73; (2) Statius Longinus, magistrate