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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2045
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Aurelian; Severina; Ticinum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  270-275
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.08
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1499. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
BIRBI-R2045.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Severina, wearing diadem, draped, on crescent, facing r. Reverse: Fides, draped and laurate, standing facing r., holding two ensigns, facing Sol, naked but cloaked and radiate, standing facing l., r. hand raised and holding globe in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SΓUERI-N-H HVC (Severina Augusta). Reverse: PRO-VID-EN DE-OR (Providence of the Gods). In Exergue: Ϥxxt

Bibliography:  RIC V 9

Notes:  On the obverse, there are small lines on the upper neck of Severina, likely from the die, but not unique to a singular die. In accordance with RIC, the ϥXXT in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

4 Related People

Aurelian
Roman
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275
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Ticinum



Severina
Roman


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