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ID number:  BIRBI-R1497
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 231-235
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  2.63
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3079. G. Fallani, 58A Via del Babuino, Rome, 1956.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus Alexander, wearing laurel wreath and short-beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Mars, helmeted and walking facing r., holding spear in r. and shield in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP ALEXΛm-DER PIVS AVC (Imperator Alexander Pius Augustus). Reverse: MAR-S V-LTOR (Mars the Avenger).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 246D

3 Related People

Severus Alexander
Roman
207
235
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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