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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1299
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Crispina; Commodus; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  178-191
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  11.25
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2026. Ex Levis Collection, A. H. Baldwin, 1942.
BIRBI-R1299.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Crispina, bare and draped, hair in round coil at back, facing r. Reverse: Juno, veiled and draped, standing facing l., holding patera in extended r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: GRISPINA ΛVGVSTΛ (Crispina Augusta). Reverse: IVNO LVCINΛ S C (Juno Lucina, S C; Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 680.

Notes:  The reverse legend refers to Juno in her role as the goddess of childbirth, Juno Lucina.

4 Related People

Crispina
Roman
164
191
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Commodus
Roman
161
192
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