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ID number:  BIRBI-R1482
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:  230
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  2.24
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3871. Spink, 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus Alexander, wearing laurel wreath and short-beard, draped on l. shoulder, facing r. Reverse: Sol, radiate and nude except cloak over shoulders, standing r., head facing l., raising r. and holding globe in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP SEV ALE-XAN() AVG (Imperator Severus Alexander Augustus). Reverse: P M TR P VIIII COS III D P (Head of the College of the Priests, Tribune for the Ninth Time, Consul for the Third Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 102B

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