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Numismatics
Ruler: Macrinus, Emperor of Rome, ca. 165–218, ruled 217–18
Mint: Rome
Artist: Unknown

Denarius of Macrinus, Emperor of Rome from Rome

217

Silver

2.16 g, 11:00, 20 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Charles Wyllys Betts, B.A. 1867, M.A. 1871
2001.87.3316
Geography: 
Made in Rome
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Charles Wyllys Betts, to about 1887; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1887 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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