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Denarius with bust of Macrinus

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Obverse: Bust of Macrinus, laureate, draped, right, with close-cropped beard. IMPCMOPELSEVMACRINVSAVG Reverse: Securitas standing front, head left, with legs crossed, holding vertical scepter in right hand and leaning left arm on pillar. SECVRITAS TEMPORVM

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 217–218

Mint

Rome (or Antioch?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.02 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

32.1276

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins