WTS: Macrinus and Diadumenian.

Discussion in 'For Sale' started by Valentinian, Jul 5, 2018.

  1. Valentinian

    Valentinian Supporter! Supporter

    Here is a Macrinus and Diadumian two-headed coin from Marcianopolis with a record-setting long legend:

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    Macrinus and Diadumenian, 217-218
    Beautiful two-headed coin with one of the longest inscriptions.
    Struck at Marcianopolis in Lower Moesia
    Aequitas standing holding balance and cornucopia
    21 letters around: AVK OΠΠEΛ CEVH MAKPEINOC
    (Autok[rater] Oppel[ius] Seve[rus] Macrinus)
    24 letters in three lines below the busts
    K M OΠΠEΛAN/TΩNINOC ΔI/AΔOYME
    C[aesar] M[arcus] Oppel[ius] Di/adume[nian]
    Reverse: 24 letters around VΠΠONTIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛIT
    [moneyer] Ponitianus Marcianopolis
    2 letters below: ΩN (of)
    in field right: E (denomination, 5 asserion)
    Excellent portraits. Wonderful inscription naming both emperors in full [$185 + $5 shipping in the US]

    I also put it on my page: http://augustuscoins.com/index.html
     
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2018

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