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ID number:  BIRBI-R2673
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Crete Hoard
Maker:  Severus II; Aquileia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Aquileia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  306-307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  9.48
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 341. Presented by Earle Fox Bequest, 1921 - found in hoard in Crete.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Prince, in military attire, galloping r. on horse, holding shield in l. and spearing with r. kneeling foe; second for prostrate on ground.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C SEVERVS P F HVC (Imperator Caesar Severus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: V...ɪTVS AV-GG ET CHESS NN (The Courage of Our Two Emperors and Two Caesars). In Exergue: HQS

Bibliography:  RIC VI 80B

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

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Aquileia



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

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