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ID number:  BIRBI-R1347
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Septimius Severus; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  194
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.35
Weight (g):  19.75
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1430. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Septimius Severus, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Virtus, helmeted and draped, standing facing l., holding Victory in extended r. and spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: L SEPT SEV PE-RT AVG IMP III (Lucius Septimius Severus Pertinax Augustus, Imperator for the Third Time). Reverse: VIRT AVG T-R P II COS II P P (Virtuous Augustus, Tribune for the Second Time, Consul for the Second Time, Father of the Fatherland). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 673A

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