Diadumenian

Reece Period attributed: Period 10

Obverse image of a coin of Diadumenian

Member of the The Severans dynasty.

Coins for this issuer were issued from 217 until 218.

Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus was born in 208. When his father Macrinus was saluted as Augustus in 217, Diadumenian was given the title Caesar. In May of 218, the boy was also given the title Augustus—which was never confirmed by the Senate, but appears on some coins. The supporters of Elagabalus overwhelmed Macrinus and Diadumenianus fled to Parthia, but was intercepted and killed.

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Record: SWYOR-1CCA62
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Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A Silver denarius of Diadumenian (as Caes…
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Record: FAPJW-39A993
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Record: BERK-175BF7
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Description: A Roman silver coin: denarius of Diadumeni…
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