Denarius

Elagabalvs
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire

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220

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 3.8 g

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

27.1.29399

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Draped, cuirasses bust right; IMP ANTO NINVS AVG; Reverse: Jupiter seated left; PM TRP III COS III PP

Published References

BMC vol. V; p. 556, no. 178; pl. 88:16 (wt. 2.94 g)- matches observe; BMC vol. V; p. 583, nos. 326, 327, 328; pl. 92.15 (wts. 3.41, 3.25, 3.08 g)- matches reverse

Provenance

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

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