Macrinus Sestertius 217-218 AD

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Description

Roman Emperor from April 217 to 8 June 218. He reigned jointly with his young son Diadumenianus. Macrinus arranged the assassination of Caracalla and seized power.  Julia Maesa, Caracalla’s aunt inspired Syrian Legions to revolt and Macrinus was defeated and executed.

Obverse: IMP CAES M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right

Reverse: PONTIF MAX TR P  COS P P around, S-C across fields, Securitas standing half left, leaning on column, legs crossed, holding sceptre.

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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