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ID number:  BIRBI-R1422
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:  217-218
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.31
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1482. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Macrinus, wearing laurel wreath, curiassed, and long-bearded, facing r. Reverse: Felicitas, draped and standing facing l., holding long caduceus in r. and cornucopiae in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP G IVI OPEL S[V MACRINVS AVG (Imperator Caear, Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus Augustus). Reverse: FELICITAS TEMPORVM (Good Fortune of the Age).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 60B

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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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Macrinus
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