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Lot 124

Rome. Macrinus, 217-218 AD. Rome. Gold Aureus (7.29 g), Rome mint, struck 218 AD. Laureate, cuirassed, and draped bust of Macrinus right. Reverse: Macrinus and Diadumenian on decorated, raised platform left, seated in curule chairs, dispensing largesse to citizen at lower left; flanking them are Liberalitas at left, holding abacus and cornucpiae, and officer behind, holding implements; LIBERALITAS AVG. RIC 79; BMCRE 71; C. 43; Fr-449. Exceptional, sensitive portrait for this emperor. Interesting historical type. Extremely rare. NGC graded Choice Uncirculated.
Estimated Value $30,000 - 35,000.

Realized $106,375

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