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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1417
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:  217
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.82
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 2583. From collection of either the late Prof. Sir Charles Oman or of Mr. C. C. Oman, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Macrinus, wearing laurel wreath, draped, and long-bearded, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, nude and standing front, with head facing l., holding thunderbolt in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG (Imperator Caesar, Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus Augustus). Reverse: PONTIF.MAX.TR P.P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 2C

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Macrinus
Roman
c.165
218
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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