Moesia Inferior, Nicopolis

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Description

Macrinus. 217-218 AD. Æ-27, 14.12 gr., 27 mm.

Obv: ΑΥ Κ ΟΠΠΕΛ ΣΕΥΗ ΜΑΚΡΙΝΟΣ; laureate and cuirassed bust of Macrinus to the right, drapery on far shoulder.

Rev: ΥΠ ΜΑΡΚ ΑΓΡΙΠΠΑ ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ; Nike standing to the left, holding wreath and palm; in exergue: ΠΡΟΣ ΙΣΤΡΩ.

Ref: AMNG I 1691; Varbanov, GIC I. Ex Tkalec, Zürich (2003), lot 333.

Rare variant with pre-nomen of Agrippa. Extremely fine.

Expressive bust of Macrinus.