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Roman Empire

Ruler: Diadumenian as Caesar
Reigned: Caesar 217-218 AD: Augustus 218 AD
Denomination: AE18 Syria: Antiochia ad Orontem
Obverse: Bare head draped bust right. "KAI. M. O. DI. ANTWNINOC CE"
Reverse: Large "SC", "D" above/"E" below, surrounded by wreath, broken by star at top.
Reference: GIC 3017
Weight: 4.8 gms
Diameter: 18.5 mm

DIADUMENIAN (Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus)

Son of Macrinus who tried to strengthen his position by raising his 9-year-old son to the rank of Augustus

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