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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1498
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Severus Alexander; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 231-235
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.15
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 947. Seaby, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus Alexander, wearing laurel wreath and short-beard, drapery over l. shoulder, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped and standing facing l., holding two corn-ears in r. and cornucopiae in l.; on ground, modius.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP ALEXANDER DIVS AVG (Imperator Alexander Pius Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDE-NTIA AVG (Imperial Providence).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 250B

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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