Diadumenian Sestertius Ancient Roman Coin 218 AD

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Description

Diadumenian was the son of Emperor Macrinus, born on 14 September 208. He was elevated to Caesar the age of nine. in May 217.  After Macrinus was defeated in the Battle of Antioch, on 8 June 218, he elevated Diadumenian to co-emperor, and then sent him to the court of Artabanus V to ensure his safety, however, he was captured and executed along the way.

Obverse: M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right

Reverse: PRINC IVVENTVTIS, Diadumenian standing left holding standard and sceptre, two standards behind

This museum quality reproduction was made from impressions of the original coin by Peter Rosa.

Diameter: 30 mm

Copper plated, lead-free pewter, hand finished patina, made in the USA.
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.

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