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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1558
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Balbinus; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  238
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  20.51
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1807. J. H. Daniels, 12 Buxton Road, Brighton, Sussex, 1934.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Balbinus, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped and standing l., holding wand in r. over globe set on ground and cornucopiae in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAES D CAEL BALBINTS AVG (Imperator Caesar Decimus Caelius Balbinus Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDEN…™T ΛDEORVM S C (Foresight of the Gods; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 19

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Balbinus
Roman

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