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Roman, Diadumenian, mid May - 8 June 218 A.D.
SH33843. Silver denarius, SRCV II 7449, RIC IV 102, BMC 87, Cohen 3, EF, Rome mint, weight 3.339g, maximum diameter 20.9mm, die axis 0o, as Caesar, 11 Apr 217 - mid May 218 A.D.; obverse M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES, bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse PRINC IVVENTVTIS, Diadumenian, in military dress, standing left, head right, standard in right, short scepter in left, two grounded standards right; mint luster, superb portrait
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rexesq  [Jul 09, 2010 at 07:34 AM]
Gorgeous portrait, and a fantastic rendering of the young prince's body on the reverse between the standards. I can actually see the definition of his abdominal muscles and hips. Amazing.
Sam  [Aug 08, 2013 at 07:07 PM]
Nice coin , it is really hard to find a fine Diadumenian 's head on the reverse.