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ID number:  BIRBI-R1434
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker:  Elagabalus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  219
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.53
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 2626. From the Dorchester Hoard. Purchased from Mr. C. W. Peck at nominal prices, 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Elagabalus, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Roma, helmeted and draped, seated facing l., holding Victory in extended r. and spear in l.; by her side, shield.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CΛES M ΛVR ΛNTONINVS ΛVG (Imperator Caesar, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus). Reverse: P M TR P II COS II P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune for the Second Time, Consul for the Second Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 12E

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Dorchester Hoard



Elagabalus
Roman
c.203
222
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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