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    Extensive Pedigree

    Macrinus (AD 217-218). Æ sestertius (34mm, 27.67 gm, 6h). XF, smoothing. Rome, AD 217. IMP CAES M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG, layreate, cuirassed bust of Macrinus right with short beard / IOVI CONSERVATORI S - C, Jupiter standing left, holding scepter and thunderbolt, sheltering small female figure standing to right before him. RIC 189. BMCRE 102. Cohen 39. Very rare! Struck on a medallic flan, with a deep reddish-brown patina, the surfaces heavily smoothed in fields.

    Ex Künker 273 (14 March 2106), lot 849 (realized 5,000 euro hammer); ex Dr. Rousset Collection (Hirsch 30, Munich, 1911) lot 1104; Bourgey (Paris, 24 April 1908), lot 341.


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    January, 2018
    7th-8th Sunday-Monday
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