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E-auction 388-300740 - MACRINUS Antoninien

MACRINUS Antoninien VF
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2020/09/21 14:06:00
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Type : Antoninien
Date: juin - juillet
Date: 217
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 500 ‰
Diameter : 22,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,77 g.
Rarity : R2
Officine: 1re
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large à l’usure importante. Beau portrait. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Michel Galleazzi

Obverse


Obverse legend : IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG .
Obverse description : Buste radié et cuirassé à droite vu de trois quarts en avant (B).
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus Augustus”, (L’empereur césar Marc Opellius Sévère Macrin auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : FELICITAS TEMPORVM.
Reverse description : Felicitas (la Félicité) drapée debout à gauche, tenant un caducée de la main droite et un sceptre long de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Felicitas Temporum”, (La Félicité du temps).

Commentary


Trou de suspension visible à 12 heures.

Historical background


MACRIN

(11/04/217-8/06/218) Marcus Opellius Macrinus

Macrinus was born in 164 in Cherchell in Mauretania. This is not a senator, but a knight of indigenous origin (Moorish). He was procurator of "res privata" (private fund of the emperor) of Caracalla then prefect of the praetorium from 212. After the assassination of Caracalla 8 April 217, he was acclaimed emperor on April 11. It will never come to Rome and rest at Antioch. He deify Caracalla, but exile Julia Domna who left to die. He took the title of Severus to rally supporters of the Severan family and gives the praenomen of Antoninus to his son, Diaduménien, which is promoted Caesar. Trying to reconcile everyone he encountered the army regrets Caracalla. Soldiers stationed at Emesa, Elagabalus proclaim May 16 218. Defeated in June, Macrinus fled. Learning of the death of Diaduménien, he tries to commit suicide by jumping from his chariot and was completed by his own soldiers.

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