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ID number:  BIRBI-R1323
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:  207
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  2.57
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1067. W. S. Lincoln, 1929.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Septimius Severus, wearing laurel wreath and pronged-beard, facing r. Reverse: Victory, winged and naked to waist, standing facing r., l. foot set on globe, holding stylus in r. and inscribing round shield held in l. and set on palm.

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

Bibliography:  RIC IV 211

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
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Rome
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