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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1327
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:  202-210
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.23
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3434. A. H. Baldwin, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Septimius Severus, wearing laurel wreath and pronged-beard, facing r. Reverse: Dea Caelestis, draped and riding r. on lion, holding thunderbolt in r. and sceptre in l.; below, water gushing from rock.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SEVERVS PIVS AVG (Severus Pious Augustus). Reverse: INDVLGEN-TIA AVGG (Imperial Indulgence) In Exergue: IN CARTH (For Carthage)

Bibliography:  RIC IV 266

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