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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1353
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:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  196-211
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  22.22
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3433. A. H. Baldwin, 1959.
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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 facing l. on throne, holding branch in extended r. and resting l. arm on drum set on l. knee; to either side of throne, lion.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IVLIA AVGVSTA (Julia Augustua). Reverse: MAΓER DEVM (Mother of Gods). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 859 (Septimius Severus)

4 Related People

Julia Domna
Roman
160
217
Septimius Severus
Roman
145
211
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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