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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1515
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Severus Alexander; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 231
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.15
Weight (g):  22.50
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 57. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus Alexander, wearing laurel wreath, drapery on l. shoulder, facing r. Reverse: Sol, radiate, head facing l., standing frontally, raising r. and holding whip in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP ALEXAN-DER PIVS ΛVG (Imperator Alexander Pius Augustus). Reverse: P M TR P X COS III P P S C (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune for the Tenth Time, Consul for the Third Time, Father of the Fatherland; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 513

3 Related People

Severus Alexander
Roman
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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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