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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-RE1187
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Odaenathus; Alexandria
Denomination:  Tetradrachm
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman Egyptian
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  6.89
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6534. A. H. Baldwin, 29th January 1969.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Odaenathus, bearded, draped, laureate, r. Reverse: Pax-Eirene standing l., holding trefoil branch in r. hand and spear in l., robes trailing over l. elbow.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΛVTK OΔΗΗΑθΟC CЄB ЄV (Emperor Odaenathus Augustus). Reverse: L B (year 2).

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Whitting, Philip David
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