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ID:     780704
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MOESIA INFERIOR
City:     Marcianopolis
Issuer:     Macrinus
Date Ruled:     AD 217-218
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 25 Pentassarion
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 217-218
Diameter:     25 mm
Weight:     12.53 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT K ΟΠΕΛΛIOC CEV MAKPEINOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind, slight drapery on left shoulder
Reverse Legend:     VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAP(lig)KIANOΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing facing on ground line, head right, with wings displayed, holding wreath in beak
Primary Reference:     AMNG I 714 var. (obv. legend)
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Reference3:     Varbanov 865
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=98235
Grade:     Near EF, beautiful blue-green and brown patina.