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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1432
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Macrinus; Diadumenian; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  217-218
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.40
Weight (g):  28.52
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1844. Ex. L. G. P. Messenger Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Macrinus, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, and long-bearded facing r. Reverse: Securitas, draped and standing facing l., legs crossed, holding sceptre in r. and resting l. elbow on column.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CEES M OPEL SEV NACRINVS ^…G (Imperator Caesar, Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus Augustus). Reverse: SE[VRITAS TEMPORVM S C (Security of the Age; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 202B

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Diadumenian
Roman
208
218
Macrinus
Roman
c.165
218
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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