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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1256
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  174-175
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  11.91
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 2120. Spink, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Tiber, half draped and reclining facing l. on ground, setting r. on prow of boat, half-seen on l., holding tall reed in l. and resting l. elbow on urn, tilted down and issuing water to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXIX (Marcus Antoninus Augustus, Tribune for the Twenty-Ninth Time). Reverse: IMD VII COS III (Imperator for the Seventh Time, Consul for the Third Time). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 1142.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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