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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1463
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Julia Maesa; Elagabalus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  218-222
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  5.09
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2584. From the collection of either the late Prof. Sir Charles Oman or of Mr. C. C. Oman, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Julia Maesa, diademed with hair waved and turned up low at the back, draped and on crescent, facing r. Reverse: Pietas, draped and standing facing l., sacrificing with raised r. over lighted altar and holding incense-box in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IVLIA MAE-SA AVC (Julia Maesa Augusta). Reverse: PIET-AS AVG (Imperial Piety).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 264 (Elagabalus)

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Elagabalus
Roman
c.203
222
Julia Maesa
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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