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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1262
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Lucius Verus; Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  163-164
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.60
Weight (g):  10.66
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3162. A. H. Baldwin, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Lucius Verus, bare but bearded and draped, facing r. Reverse: Armenia, draped and seated facing l., l. resting on shields; before her, shield and standard; behind her, trophy and shields.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: L VERVS ΛVG ΛKMENIΛCVS (Lucius Verus Augustus Armeniacus). Reverse: TR P IIII IMP II COS II S C (Tribune for the Fourth Time, Imperator for the Second Time, Consul for the Second Time, S C; Translation Disputed). In Exergue: ΛRMEN (Armenia).

Bibliography:  RIC III 1367.

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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Lucius Verus
Roman
130
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Marcus Aurelius
Roman
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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