Denarius with bust of Diadumenian, struck under Macrinus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 217–218


Mint: Rome (or Antioch?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 3.03 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.599

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Diadumenianus to right.
MOPELANTDIADVMENIANCAES
Reverse: Diadumenian in military attire with standard at left and legionary eagle and standard at right.
 PRINCIVVENTVTIS

Provenance

By date unknown: with E. Bourgey; purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from E. Bourgey, July 1950; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III