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ID:     74000694
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MOESIA INFERIOR
City:     Marcianopolis
Issuer:     Macrinus
Date Ruled:     AD 217-218
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Pentassarion
Date Struck:     AD 217-218
Weight:     10.87 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT K OΠΣΛ CEV MAKPEINOC K M OΠE ANTΩN/NOCI (sic)
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Macrinus right, seen from behind, vis-?is bare-headed and draped bust of Diadumenian left, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     VΠ ΠONTIANOV (OV ligate) MAPKIANOΠΟΛEITΩN
Reverse Description:     Asclepius standing facing, head left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff; E to left.
Mint:     Marcianopolis
Primary Reference:     AMNG I 748 var. (obv. legend)
Reference2:     cf. Mouchmov 534
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Reference4:     cf. Varbanov 896
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=97107
Grade:     EF, green patina
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 694 Apparently an unpublished variety. Ex Arsantiqva I (3 November 2000), lot 340; Giessener M√únzhandlung 101 (6 March 2000), lot 525.