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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2674
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Crete Hoard
Maker:  Severus II; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  305
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  9.74
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 348. 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: Moneta, draped, standing facing l., holding scales in r. and cornucopia in l.; * in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SEVERVS NOB CHES (Severus, Noble Caesar). Reverse: SHC MON VRB HVCC ET CUESS NN (The Sacred Money of the City of Our Two Emperors and Two Caesars). In Exergue: AT

Bibliography:  RIC VI 123A

Notes:  According to RIC, the [R]T in the exergue of the reverse and * in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Rome.

4 Related People

Severus II
Roman

307
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Crete Hoard



Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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