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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1489
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):  2.10
Weight (g):  2.90
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3874. Spink, 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus Alexander, wearing laurel wreath, draped, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped and standing facing l., holding wand in r. and sceptre in l.; at feet, a globe.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M AVR SEV ALBX□NΠ AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Augustus). Reverse: PROYIV[N-TIA AVG (Imperial Providence).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 173

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