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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1477
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Severus Alexander; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  225
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.83
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3867. Spink, 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus Alexander, wearing laurel wreath, draped, facing r. Reverse: Severus Alexander, laureate and in military attire with cloak behind back, standing facing l., holding globe in r. and spear reversed in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C ΛΛ AVR SEV ΛLEXAND ΛVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Augustus). Reverse: P ɪɪɪ TR P IIII GOS P P (Head of the College of the Priests, Tribune for the Fourth Time, Consul, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 48

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