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ID number:  BIRBI-R1321
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:  203
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.31
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 942. Seaby, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Septimius Severus, wearing laurel wreath and pronged-beard, facing r. Reverse: Fortuna, draped and seated facing l. on low seat, holding rudder set on globe in r. and cornucopiae in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SEVERVS PIVS AVG (Severus Pious Augustus). Reverse: P.M.TR P XI.COS III.P.P (Head of the College of the Priests, Tribune for the Eleventh Time, Consul for the Third Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 189B var.

Notes:  Variation from RIC type on position of wheel

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