Tetradrachm - Macrinus ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC ΠΠ; Aelia Capitolina

Features

Issuer Roman provinces (Rome)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 217-218
Value Tetradrachm = 4 Drachms (4)
Currency Syria-Palaestina - Drachm
Composition Billon
Weight 12.79 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 96047
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Prieur# 1642,
Michel Prieur, Karin Prieur; 2000. A Type Corpus of the Syro-Phoenician Tetradrachms and Their Fractions from 57 BC to AD 253. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.
GICV# 2870,
David R. Sear; 1982. Greek Imperial Coins and their Values - The Local Coinages of the Roman Empire. Seaby, London, United Kingdom.
SNG ANS 6# 96
Yaʻaḳov Meshorer; 1981. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum / Part 6. Palestine-South Arabia : The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. American Numismatic Society, New York, United States.

Obverse

Laureate head right

Lettering: ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΟΠΕΛ CΕ ΜΑΚΡΙΝΟC CΕΒ

Translation:
Autokratoros Kaisaros Markos Opellios Seuhros Makrinos Sebastos
(Emperor Cesar Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus August)

Reverse

Eagle facing, on thyrsus, head left with wreath in beak, between legs, amphora

Lettering: ΔΗΜΑΡΧ ΕΞ ΥΠΑΤΟC ΠΠ

Translation:
Dhmarcikhs Ex Upatos Patri Patridos
(Granted of the tribunitian power, consul, father of the patry)

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Aelia Capitolina, Judaea, modern-day Jerusalem, Israel

Comments

Meshorer #96, Prieur #1642, SGI #2870 var.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (217-218)  Aelia Capitolina

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