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ID number:  BIRBI-R1363
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Caracalla; Septimius Severus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  206-210
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.08
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3852. A. H. Baldwin, 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Caracalla, wearing laurel wreath and facing r. Reverse: Securitas, draped and seated facing r. on low seat, propping head on r. and holding sceptre in l.; before, altar.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ANTONLNVS PIVS AVG (Antoninus Pius Augustus). Reverse: SECVRIT IMPERII (Security of the Empire).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 168 var.

Notes:  Slight variation from the RIC type on the reverse legend. (IMPERII instead of recorded IMPERI)

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Septimius Severus
Roman
145
211
Caracalla
Roman
188
217
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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