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ID number:  BIRBI-R1334
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Septimius Severus; Laodicea ad Mare
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Latakia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  202
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  4.14
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3838. Seaby, 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Septimius Severus, wearing laurel wreath and pronged-beard, facing r. Reverse: Victory, winged and draped, advancing l., holding wreath in extended r. and palm sloped over l. shoulder in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SEVERVS PIVS ΛVG (Severus Pious Augustus). Reverse: COS I-I-I P P (Consul for the Third Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 526

3 Related People

Septimius Severus
Roman
145
211
Laodicea ad Mare
Roman; Syrian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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