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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1341
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Julia Domna; Septimius Severus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  196-211
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.17
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 2203. Seaby, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Julia Domna, bare and draped, with hair waved and coiled at back, facing r. Reverse: Cybele, towered and draped, seated l. on throne, holding branch in extended r. and sceptre in l., resting l. arm on drum set on l. knee; to either side of throne, lion.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IVLIA AVGVSTA (Julia Augusta). Reverse: MA-TER DEVM (Mother of the Gods).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 564 (Septimius Severus)

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Julia Domna
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Septimius Severus
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