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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1457
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Julia Paula; Elagabalus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  219-220
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.30
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1485.W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Julia Paula, bare with hair waved and fastened in plait, draped, facing r. Reverse: Venus, draped and seated facing l., holding globe in extended r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IVLIA DAVLA AVG (Julia Paula Augusta). Reverse: VENVS GE-NETRIX (Mother Venus).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 222 (Elagabalus)

4 Related People

Elagabalus
Roman
c.203
222
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Julia Paula
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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