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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1320
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Septimius Severus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  201
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.40
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3837. Seaby, 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Septimius Severus, wearing laurel wreath and pronged-beard, facing r. Reverse: Two captives, each wearing pointed cap and draped to ankles, seated in mourning aptitude back to back, l. and r. of central trophy.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SEVERVS PIVS AVG (Severus Pious Augustus). Reverse: ΓART MAX P M TR P VIIII (The Greatest Victor over the Parthians, Head of the College of the Priests, Tribune for the Ninth Time).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 176

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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