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Roman Empire

Ruler: Macrinus and Diadumenian
Reigned: 217 - 218 AD
Denomination: AE Pentassarion
Mint: Moesia Inferior -Marcianopolis
Date of Issue: 217-218 A.D.
Obverse: Laureate head of Macrinus on the right, facing left, with bare head of Diadumenian on the right, facing left. "AVT K OΠEΛ CEV MAKPEINOC K M OΠEΛ ANTONEINOC K"
Reverse: City goddess, with mural crown, standing holding patera in right hand, staff in left. "E" to centre left.
"VΠ ΠONTIAN-OV MAPKIANOΠOΩEITON"
Reference: AMNG (Pick) 758
Weight: 14.3 gms
Diameter: 26.6 mm
Comment: Obverse inscription means: Governor Pontianus, (coin) of the people of Markianopolis Good fortune and prosperity on the residents of this city.

MACRINUS (Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus)and DIADUMENIAN (Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus)

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