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ID:     197143
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MOESIA INFERIOR
City:     Marcianopolis
Issuer:     Macrinus
Date Ruled:     AD 217-218
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 27
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 217-218
Diameter:     27 mm
Weight:     13.81 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT K OΠΕΛ CEVH MAKPEINOC K M OΠΕΛ ANTΩNEINOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Macrinus right vis À vis bare head of Diadumenian left
Reverse Legend:     VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAΡKIANOΠΟΛEITΩN (ligatures at AP and ΩN)
Reverse Description:     Zeus standing left, holding patera and sceptre; to left at feet, eagle standing left, head right, wings spread; E to right
Primary Reference:     AMNG I 715 var. (E to left)
Reference2:     BMC Thrace -
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=56017
Grade:     EF, attractive dark green patina
Notes:     Exceptional portraits.