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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1389
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Julia Domna; Caracalla; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  211-217
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  4.62
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1069. W. S. Lincoln, 1929.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Julia Domna, diademed and draped, hair elaborately waved in ridges and turned up low at the back, on crescent, facing r. Reverse: Luna (possibly Diana?), with crescent on brow, mantle flying behind her, draped, standing facing l. in biga.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG (Julia Domna Augusta, Pious, Fortunate). Reverse: LVN-A LVCIFERA (Luna, the Bringer of Light).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 379 (Caracalla)

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Caracalla
Roman
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217
Julia Domna
Roman
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