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ID number:  BIRBI-R1402
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Julia Domna; Caracalla; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  211-217
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  21.70
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1805. J. H. Daniels, 12, Buxton Road, Brighton, Sussex, 1934.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Julia Domna, wearing diadem, draped, and hair elaborately waved in ridges and turned up low at the back, facing r. Reverse: Juno, veiled and draped, standing facing l., holding patera in extended r. and sceptre in l.; at feet, l., peacock.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IULIA PIA FELIX ^… (Julia, Pious and Fortunate Augusta). Reverse: JVNU-ı…M S C (Juno; S C -Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 585A (Caracalla)

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