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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Macrinus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

217 (December)

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Macrinus facing right.

On the back Macrinus is shown seated on curule chair holding a globe and a sceptre.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Macrinus

Origin

Rome

Date

217 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG "Imperator Caesar Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus Augustus" Reverse: P M TR P II COS PP

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 3.40 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4892

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