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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1512
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Severus Alexander; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 226
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  11.73
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1095. In Paris, 1929.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus Alexander, wearing laurel wreath, draped, facing r. Reverse: Mars, helmeted and walking facing r., carrying spear in r. and trophy in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMΓ CΛES M AVR SEV ALEXΛNDER AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Augustus). Reverse: P M TP D V COS II P P S C (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune for the Fifth Time, Consul for the Second Time, Father of the Fatherland; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 442

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Severus Alexander
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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