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ID:     75000783
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MOESIA INFERIOR
City:     Marcianopolis
Issuer:     Macrinus
Date Ruled:     AD 217-218
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Pentassarion
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 217-218
Weight:     15.53 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     AVK ΟΠΕΛ CEV MAKPEINOC K M ΟΠΕΛΛ ANTΩNEINOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Macrinus right, vis À vis bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian left
Reverse Legend:     VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAΡKIANOΠO/ΛΙΤΩN
Reverse Description:     Unbearded Asclepius standing facing, head left, leaning on serpent-staff; E in right field; VP PONTANOV in legend
Primary Reference:     AMNG I 745
Reference2:     Varbanov 896
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=103691
Grade:     Good VF, dark olive patina.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 783