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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1318
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Septimius Severus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  200-201
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.57
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 487. W. S. Lincoln, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Septimius Severus, wearing laurel wreath and pronged-beard, facing r. Reverse: Septimius Severus, in military attire, standing facing l., sacrificing out of patera in r. over tripod and holding spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SEVERVS AVG PART MAX (Severus Augustus, The Greatest Victor over the Parthians). Reverse: RESTITVTOR VRBIS (Restorer of the City).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 167A

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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