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ID number:  BIRBI-R1437
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Elagabalus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  218-222
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.19
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 147. W. H. Valentine, 1917.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Elagabalus, wearing laurel wreath, draped, facing r. Reverse: Fides, draped and seated facing l., holding eagle in r. and standard in l.; before her, standard.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP GAES ΛNTONINVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Antoninus Augustus). Reverse: FIDES EX-ER-CITVS (Loyalty of the Army).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 68B

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


Elagabalus
Roman
c.203
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