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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1371
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Caracalla; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 210-213
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  3.14
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1478. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Caracalla, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Mars, helmeted and naked except for cloak tied round waist, advancing facing r., holding transverse spear in r. and trophy over l. shoulder in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG BRLT (Antoninus Pius Augustus Britannicus). Reverse: MARTI F-OΓVGNATOR... (Mars, the Defender).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 223

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
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