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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1473
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Plevna Hoard
Maker:  Severus Alexander; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  223
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.82
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 643. From a find near Plevna, Bulgaria, 1922. Acquired through the British Museum, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus Alexander, wearing laurel wreath, draped, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped and standing facing l., holding olive branch in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Augustus). Reverse: P ɪ TH P II COS P C (Head of the College of the Priests, Tribune for the Second Time, Consul, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 27

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Plevna Hoard



Severus Alexander
Roman
207
235
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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