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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2672
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Severus II; Aquileia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Aquileia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  306-307
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  9.71
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 342. Presented by Earle Fox, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Fides, draped, standing facing l., holding a standard in each hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C SEVERVS P F HVG (Imperator Caesar Severus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: FIDES MILITVM HVCC ET CHESS NN (The Loyalty of the Soldiers to Our Two Emperors and Two Caesars). In Exergue: HQS

Bibliography:  RIC VI 76B

Notes:  Recut die and traces of silvering. According to RIC, the [A]QS in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Aquileia.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Severus II
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