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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1485
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:  AD 222-228
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.91
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3873. Spink, 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus Alexander, wearing laurel wreath, draped, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, nude except cloak hanging behind and over r. arm, standing facing l.,, holding thunderbolt in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M AVB SEV ALEXΛND AVC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Augustus). Reverse: IOVI CONSERVATORI (To Jupiter, the Protector).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 141C

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