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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1352
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Septimius Severus; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  210-211
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  9.85
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1958. Spink, 1955.
BIRBI-R1352.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Septimius Severus, wearing laurel wreath, with aegis on l.shoulder, and pronged-bearded, facing r. Reverse: Victory, winged and draped, standing facing r., l. foot on human head (or globe?), holding stylus in r. and inscribing shield set on palm.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SEVERVS PIVS AVG BRIT (Severus Pious Augustus Britannicus). Reverse: VICTORIAE BRIΓTANNICAE (Victory over the British). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed)

Bibliography:  RIC IV 837A

Notes:  Differs from RIC type slightly; on obverse, Septimius depicted with aegis on shoulder.

3 Related People

Septimius Severus
Roman
145
211
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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