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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1346
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):  3.32
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1789. Lucerne Sale, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Julia Domna, bare and draped, with hair waved and coiled at back, facing r. Reverse: Venus, draped and standing frontally, head to l., holding apple in extended r. and drawing drapery from l. shoulder with l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ɪVLIA AVCVS∆A (Julia Augusta). Reverse: VENVS FELIX (Venus who brings Luck).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 580 (Septimius Severus)

4 Related People

Septimius Severus
Roman
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211
Rome
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Julia Domna
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