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Contributor: Teresa Darling.
Issuer: MACRINUS, AD 217-218. AR Denarius.
Obverse: IMP. C. M. OPEL. SEV. MACRINVS AVG., His laureated and cuirassed bust to the right.
Reverse: FIDES MILITVM, Fides (military) standing left holding two standars with an external legionnary standard on either side.
Reference: RIC 68; Van Meter 12/2. Grade: EF.
Comments: For more information, read the "Macrinus" entry from De Imperatoribus Romanis.
For recent scholarship on Macrinus see TOCS-IN; for book reviews, see Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews.