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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1287
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Crispina; Commodus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  178-191
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  2.27
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1062. W. S. Lincoln, 1929.
BIRBI-R1287.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Crispina, bare and draped, hair in round coil at back, facing r. Reverse: Venus, draped and standing facing l., holding apple in r. and drawing robe over her l. shoulder with l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CRISPINΛ AVGVSTA (Crispina Augusta). Reverse: VF-NVS (Venus).

Bibliography:  RIC III 286a.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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