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ID number:  BIRBI-R1420
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Macrinus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  218
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.16
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1484.W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Macrinus, wearing laurel wreath, draped, curiassed, and long-bearded, facing r. Reverse: Annona, draped and standing facing l., holding corn-ears and cornucopiae; at her feet, modius containing corn-ears.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVÉ” ΛV[(Imperator Caesar, Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus Augustus). Reverse: P M TR P II COS P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune for the Second Time, Consul, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 26C

3 Related People

Macrinus
Roman
c.165
218
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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