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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1749
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Severus Alexander; Trajan Decius; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Lombardy: Milan
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  250-251
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.06
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 372. Presented by Earle Fox, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Alexander, wearing radiate crown and beard, drapery over l. shoulder, facing r. Reverse: Rectangular altar, with four panels in front, lighted.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVU ΔLEXΛNDPO (Divine [Severus] Alexander). Reverse: CONSECHhTIO (Consecrated).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 98 (Trajan Decius)

4 Related People

Severus Alexander
Roman
207
235
Trajan Decius
Roman

251
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


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