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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1521
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Severus Alexander; Rome
Denomination:  Dupondius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 231-235
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  13.78
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3467. A. H. Baldwin, 1959.
BIRBI-R1521.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus Alexander, wearing radiate crown and short-beard, drapery over l. shoulder, facing r. Reverse: Spes, draped and walking facing l., holding flower in r. and raising skirt with l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMD ALEXANDER PIVS ΛVG (Imperator Alexander Pius Augustus). Reverse: SPES PVBLICA S C (Hope of the Public; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 649g

3 Related People

Severus Alexander
Roman
207
235
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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