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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2039
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Aurelian; Severina; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  270-275
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.55
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2827. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Severina, wearing diadem, draped, on crescent, facing r. Reverse: Concordia, draped, standing facing l., holding two ensigns; E in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SEVERI-NH HVG (Severina Augusta). Reverse: CONCOR-DIAE MILITVM (Harmony of the Soldiers). In Exergue: XXIR

Bibliography:  RIC V 4

Notes:  On the obverse, there are two short lines on the upper neck of Severina, likely from the die, but not unique to a singular die. In accordance with RIC, the XXIR in the exergue of the reverse and the E in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Rome.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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