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Denarius with bust of Diadumenian, struck under Macrinus

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Diadumenianus to right. MOPELANTDIADVMENIANCAES Reverse: Diadumenian in military attire with standard at left and legionary eagle and standard at right. PRINCIVVENTVTIS

Provenance

By date unknown: with E. Bourgey; purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from E. Bourgey, July 1950; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 217–218

Mint

Rome (or Antioch?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 3.03 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.599

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins