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ID number:  BIRBI-R1378
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:  216
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.05
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1720. Spink, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Caracalla, wearing laurel wreath, and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Sol, radiate and naked except for cloak over l. shoulder, standing frontally, head facing l., raising r. and holding globe in l.

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

Bibliography:  RIC IV 281B

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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