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Imperial, Roman – 218 AD


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Imperial, Roman – 218 AD

Obverse: Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian facing right.
Reverse: Spes walking left, holding flower in right hand and gathering skirt in left.

Obv: M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES, Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian (Son of Emperor Macrinus), as Caesar, facing right. Rev: SPES PVBLICA, Spes walking left, holding flower up in right hand and gathering up partial fold of skirt in left.



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Value: Denarius. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 3.40 grams. Mint: Rome. Date: Sixth officina. Third emission under Emperor Macrinus, March to end of June 218 AD.
Attribution: RI Coinage IV, 117 (Macrinus); BMCRE 92-3 variety (seen from front); RSC 21b; Szaivert series 11-12; Classical Numismatic Group 57.

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