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ID number: BIRBI-R1446
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: G. Haines Collection
Collector: Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker: Elagabalus; Rome
Place made: Rome
Date made: 218-222
Diameter (cm): 2.40
Weight (g): 5.86
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Haines 2625. From the Dorchester Hoard. Purchased from Mr. C. W. Peck at nominal prices, 1950.
Description: Obverse: Head of Elagbalus, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped and standing facing l., legs crossed leaning on column, holding rod in r. and cornucopia in l.; at her feet, globe.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IMΓ ANTONINVS AVG (Imperator Antoninus Augustus). Reverse: PROVID DEORVM (Providence of the Gods).
Bibliography: RIC IV 129F
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