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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1400
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Caracalla; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  215
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  11.05
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 2041. A. H. Baldwin, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Caracalla, wearing laurel wreath, draped, cuirassed, and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Aesclepius, nude to waist, standing front, head facing l., holding serpent-wreathed wand in r.; to l., smaller figure of Telesphorus; on ground, r., globe

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM (Antoninus Pius Augustus Germanicus). Reverse: P M TR P XVIII COS IIII P P S C (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune for the Eighteenth Time, Consul for the Fourth Time, Father of the Fatherland; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 554B

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Caracalla
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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