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ID number:  BIRBI-R1553
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Balbinus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  238
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  3.01
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 3141. A. H. Baldwin, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Balbinus, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Balbinus, togate, standing facing l., holding branch in extended r. and parazonium in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C D CAEL BALBINVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Decimus Caelius Balbinus Augustus). Reverse: P M TR P COS II P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune, Consul for the Second Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 5

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Balbinus
Roman

238
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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