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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2730
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Domitius Alexander; Carthage
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 308-3011
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.63
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 313. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Alexander, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Alexander, radiate, riding horse to r., raising r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …E HEFXAV… C (Imperator Alexander Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: OVC (Glory of the Army at Carthage). In Exergue: … (PK)

Bibliography:  RIC VI 65

Notes:  Haines notes in 1960 how much the coin has degraded since purchase in 1920, photograph from 1980s attached to this record and a photograph from 2019 between which points coin has further degraded.

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Domitius Alexander
Roman

311
Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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