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ID number:  BIRBI-R1374
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Caracalla; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  214
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  2.79
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 3851. A. H. Baldwin, 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Caracalla, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, nude to waist and standing facing l., holding thunderbolt in r. and holding sceptre in l.; at feet, eagle.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVS AVG GERM (Antoninus Pius Augustus Germanicus). Reverse: P M TR P XVII COS IIII P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune for the Seventeenth Time, Consul for the Fourth Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 240

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
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