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ID number: BIRBI-R1478
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: G. Haines Collection
Collector: Haines, Geoffrey; Elveden Hoard
Maker: Severus Alexander; Rome
Place made: Rome
Date made: 226
Diameter (cm): 2.00
Weight (g): 2.79
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Haines 3673. From the Elveden Hoard, A. H. Baldwin, 1961.
Description: Obverse: Head of Severus Alexander, wearing laurel wreath, draped, facing r. Reverse: Severus Alexander, laureate and togate, standing facing l., sacrificing out of patera in r. over a lighted tripod and holding a scroll in l.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Augustus). Reverse: ϒ M TR P V COS II P P (Head of the College of the Priests, Tribune for the Fifth Time, Consul for the Second Time, Father of the Fatherland).
Bibliography: RIC IV 55
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