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ID number:  BIRBI-R1392
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Julia Domna; Caracalla; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  211-217
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.98
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3902. A. H. Baldwin, 1962.
BIRBI-R1392.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Julia Domna, bare and draped, hair elaborately waved in ridges and turned up low at the back, facing r. Reverse: Vesta, draped and seated facing l., holding simpulum in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IVLIA PIA FELIK AVG (Julia Domna Augusta, Pious, Fortunate). Reverse: VESTA (Vesta).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 391 (Caracalla)

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