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ID number:  BIRBI-R1452
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:  218-222
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  5.20
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 2630. From the Dorchester Hoard. Purchased from Mr. C. W. Peck at nominal prices, 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Elagbalus, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Victory, winged and draped, advancing facing r., holding wreath in extended r. and palm sloped over l. shoulder in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMΓ CΛES M ΛvH ANTONINVS AV6 (Imperator Caesar, Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus). Reverse: UICṮOP ANTONINI ΛVG (Victory of the Emperor Antoninus).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 155F

4 Related People

Dorchester Hoard



Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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