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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1221
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Faustina Minor; Antoninus Pius; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  145-161
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  11.62
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 3966. A. H. Baldwin, 1963.
BIRBI-R1221.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Faustina the Younger, draped and facing r.; hair is elaborately dressed in horizontal lines with ringlets down front, band of pearls round head. Reverse: Hilaritas, draped and standing frontally, head r.; adjusting veil with r. and holding long palm in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FAVSTINΛE ΛVG PɪI ΛVC FIL (Faustina Augusta, Pious Daughter of the Augustus). Reverse: HILΛ-R-IT…S S C (Hilaritas, S C; Translation Disputed)

Bibliography:  RIC III 1396b.

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Antoninus Pius
Roman
86
161
Faustina Minor
Roman
c. 130
175
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