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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1379
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Caracalla; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  217
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  5.72
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1988. A. H. Baldwin, 1942.
BIRBI-R1379.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Caracalla, wearing radiate crown, draped, cuirassed, and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Caracalla, in military attire and standing facing l., holding globe in r. and sceptre in l., being crowned by Victory, winged and draped, standing facing l., holding palm in l.; to l., captive on ground.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVᴗ AVG CERM (Antoninus Pius Augustus Germanicus). Reverse: VIC PART P M TII P Xλ COS IIII Iɪ P (Victory over the Parthians, Head of the College of Priests, Tribune for the Twentieth Time, Consul for the Fourth Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 299D

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Caracalla
Roman
188
217
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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