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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1440
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Elagabalus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  218-222
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.77
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1056. Seaby, 1929.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Elagabalus, wearing laurel wreath and horned, draped, facing r. Reverse: Elagabalus, in Syrian priestly robes, standing facing l., sacrificing out of patera in r. over tripod, holding club in l.; behind tripod, bull lying down; in field, star.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP ANTONINVS PIVS ∆VG (Imperator Antoninus Pius Augustus). Reverse: INVICTVS SACEPDOS AVG (Invicible Priest Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 88B

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Elagabalus
Roman
c.203
222
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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