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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1476
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Elveden Hoard
Maker:  Severus Alexander; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 224
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.13
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3672. From the Elveden Hoard, A. H. Baldwin, 1961.
BIRBI-R1476.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus Alexander, wearing laurel wreath, draped, facing r. Reverse: Mars, helmeted and in military attire standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and spear reversed in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXANn ΛVC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Augustus). Reverse: P M TP. P III GOS P P (Head of the College of the Priests, Tribune for the Third Time, Consul, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 37

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Severus Alexander
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Elveden Hoard



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