Help identify this coin possibly Macrinus & Diadumenian

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  1. Jims Coins

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    3569923845.jpg 3569923845.jpgR.jpg Probably Macrinus & Diadumenian Provincial Orichalcum featuring confronted busts.
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  3. PeteB

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  5. Roman Collector

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    Here's my specimen:

    [​IMG] Macrinus and Diadumenian, AD 217-218.
    Roman provincial Æ Pentassarion, 12.06 g, 26.5 mm, 6 h.
    Moesia Inferior, Marcianopolis, Legate Pontius Furius Pontianus, June/Aug 217-Nov/Dec 217.
    Obv: ΑΝΤ Κ ΟΠΕΛ CΕV ΜΑΚΡΕΙΝΟC Κ Μ ΟΠΕ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟC, Confronted heads of Macrinus right, laureate, and Diadumenian left, bare.
    Rev: VΠ ΠΟΝΤΙΑΝΟV ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ, Athena wearing helmet and aegis, standing left, holding owl and inverted spear; E in right field.
    Refs: AMNG I 734v.; Hristova & Jekov; Varbanov 1170a; BMC 30v.; Moushmov 537; Wiczay 2148v.
  6. PeteB

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    Yes, Athena. I goofed. Didn’t look close enough. Sorry.
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  7. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    MACRINUS and is with Son Diadumenian

    RI Didumenian and Macrinus 217-218 CE AE28 Markianopolis mint Serapis
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