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ID number: BIRBI-R1433
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: G. Haines Collection
Collector: Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker: Elagabalus; Rome
Place made: Rome
Date made: 218
Diameter (cm): 2.40
Weight (g): 4.83
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Haines 2627. From the Dorchester Hoard. Purchased from Mr. C. W. Peck at nominal prices, 1950.
Description: Obverse: Head of Elagabalus, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Roma, helmeted and draped, seated facing l., holding Victory in extended r. and sceptre in l.; by her side, shield.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IMP CΛES M AVR ΛNTONINVS IIVG (Imperator Caesar, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus). Reverse: P M TR P COS P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune, Consul, Father of the Fatherland).
Bibliography: RIC IV 1F
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