Denarius

Septimius Severus, Roman Imperial, Enesta, Asia Minor, Roman Empire, Middle East

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194-195

Silver

Overall: 11/16 in. (18 mm)

Weight: 2.6 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29383

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Beared, laureate male head right, encircled by frame. Inscribed clockwise, inward, from 7:00-5:00: [I]MP CAE L SEP SEV [PERT AVG COS II] Reverse: Winged female, wearing long skirt, advancing left; holding wreath with both arms fully extended forward. Insribed, clockwise, inward, from 7:30-10:30: V I C T; from 3:00-5:00: A V G; poorly preserved frame, 11:00-3:00; axis up; "N" scratched at 6:00 on outer edge.

Course History

CLST 6, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Roger Ulrich, Fall 2014

CLST 11.2, From Emperors as gods to God as Emperor: The Last Two Centuries of Rome, Robert Stewart, Roger Ulrich, Winter 2014

CLST 6, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Roger Ulrich, Fall 2012

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Catalogue Raisonne

RIC 426 (rare; pl. VIII.8), CREBM 401 (pl.17.7)

Old Number

HN 302

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