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ID number:  BIRBI-R1404
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Julia Domna; Caracalla; Rome
Denomination:  Dupondius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  211-217
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  12.40
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3958. A. H. Baldwin, 1962.
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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: Four Vestals sacrificing in front of round temple of Vesta.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IVLIA I… FELIX ΛVG (Julia, Pious and Fortunate Augusta). Reverse: VYSTA S C (Vesta; S C -Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 607 (Caracalla)

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