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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1415
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Geta; Septimius Severus; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  210
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.25
Weight (g):  26.12
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 2024. A. H. Baldwin, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Geta, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Caracalla and Geta, veiled and togate, standing r. and l. facing each other, sacrificing out of paterae in r. hands over tripod and holding batons in l. hands; behind, flute player facing and victim.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAES P SEPT GETA PIVS AVG (Imperator Caesar, Publius Septimius Geta Pius Augustus). Reverse: PONTIF TR P II COS II (Priest, Tribune for the Second Time, Consul for the Second Time). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 156B

4 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Geta
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Septimius Severus
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