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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1429
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Macrinus; Diadumenian; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  217-218
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.46
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 300. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
BIRBI-R1429.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Diadumenian, bare and draped, facing r. Reverse: Diadumenian, standing frontally and head facing r., holding standard in r. and sceptre in l.; on r., two standards.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M OPEL ΛNT DIADVMENIAN CAES (Marcus Opellius Antoninus Diadumenian Caesar). Reverse: PRINC IVVENTVTIS (Prince of Youth).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 102A (Macrinus)

Notes:  In the RIC type, there is an eagle surmounting the first of the two standards, but it does not appear on this coin.

4 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Diadumenian
Roman
208
218
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Macrinus
Roman
c.165
218
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