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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1445
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker:  Elagabalus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  218-222
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  6.84
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2624. From the Dorchester Hoard. Purchased from Mr. C. W. Peck at nominal prices, 1950.
BIRBI-R1445.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Elagbalus, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Mars, nude, with flowing cloak, advancing r., holding spear in r. and trophy in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG (Imperator Caesar, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus). Reverse: MARS VICTOR (Mars, the Victor).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 122F

4 Related People

Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Dorchester Hoard



Elagabalus
Roman
c.203
222
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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