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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1283
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Commodus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  190
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  2.96
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1406. In Paris, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Commodus, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Libertas, draped and standing frontally, head facing l., holding pileus in r. and rod in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M COMM AN^^... EL AVG BRIT P P (Marcus Commodus Antoninus Pius Felix Augustus Britannicus, Father of the Fatherland). Reverse: LIB AVG P M T-R Γ XK COS b^ ([Has performed the] Liberality of the Emperors, Head of the College of Priests, Tribune for the Fifteenth Time, Consul for the Sixth Time).

Bibliography:  RIC III 102.

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


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