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ID number:  BIRBI-R1443
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Elagabalus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  218-222
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  5.57
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1093. In Paris, 1929.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Elagabalus, wearing radiate crown, draped, facing r. Reverse: Mars, nude, with flowing cloak, advancing r., holding spear in r. and trophy in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: LMP CAES ANTONINVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Antoninus Augustus). Reverse: MAR-S VICTOR (Mars, the Victor).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 120E

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Rome
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Elagabalus
Roman
c.203
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