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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1228
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  166
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.28
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1059. W. S. Lincoln, 1929.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Victory, naked to waist, standing frontally, head to r., holding palm, upright, in r. and with l. fixing shield (inscribed VIC PAR) on palm-tree to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M ΛNTONINVS ΛVC ΛRM P/\∩TH MΛX (Marcus Antoninus Augustus, Great Victory over Armeria and Parthia). Reverse: TR P XX IMP IIII COS III VIC PAR (Tribune for the Twentieth Time, Imperator for the Fourth Time, Consul for the Third Time; Victory in Parthia).

Bibliography:  RIC III 163.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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