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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1444
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):  2.25
Weight (g):  5.22
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2623. Purchased from Mr. C. W. Peck, 1950, ex Dorchester Hoard.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Elagabalus radiate, draped r. Reverse: Mars advancing r, holding spear and trophy.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP·CAES·M·AVR·ANTONINVS AVG· (Commander Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Emperor). Reverse: MARS VICTOR (Mars the victor).

Bibliography:  RIC IV.2, 122.

4 Related People

Dorchester Hoard



Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Elagabalus
Roman
c.203
222
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