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ID number:  BIRBI-R1399
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Caracalla; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  210-213
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  10.85
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2816. Ex Duke of Argyll Collection, Spink, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Caracalla, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Victory, winged and draped, seated facing l. on shields, holding shield on r. knee with r. hand and palm in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ANTONINVS PIVS ΛVG BRIϯ (Antoninus Pius Augustus Britannicus). Reverse: VICTORIAE BRITTANNICAE (Victory over the British). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 521

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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