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ID number:  BIRBI-R1333
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Septimius Severus; Laodicea ad Mare
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Latakia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  198-202
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.22
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 62. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.

Description:  Obverse: Head of Septimius Severus, wearing laurel wreath and pronged-beard, facing r. Reverse: Victory, winged and draped, advancing l., holding wreath in extended r. hand and palm sloped over l. shoulder in left hand; at feet, l., captive.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: L SEPT SEV AVC IMP XI PART MΛ… (Lucius Septimius Severus Augustus, Imperator for the Eleventh Time, The Greatest Victor over the Partians). Reverse: VICT PΛR-T-HIC-AE (Victory over the Parthians).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 514

3 Related People

Laodicea ad Mare
Roman; Syrian

Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Septimius Severus
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