MACRINUS SILVER DENARIUS – SPES ISSUE WITH GREAT IMPERIAL PORTRAIT – CHOICE AU STAR 5-5 NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN (Inv. 15126)
ROMAN EMPIRE. DIADUMENIAN (son of MACRINUS), AD 218
Silver Denarius, 3.27 g, 20 mm, struck while serving as caesar.
Obv. M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian right. Rev. SPES PVBLICA, Spes striding left, holding flower.
Ex Phil Peck “Morris Collection”
NGC graded CHOICE AU STAR, Strike 5/5, Surface 5/5, with a superb portrait of the young emperor.