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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1242
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Faustina Minor; Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  161-175
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.62
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3899. A. H. Baldwin, 1962.
BIRBI-R1242.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Faustina Minor, pearl band, with hair waved and fastened in a bun on back of head, draped, facing r. Reverse: Fecunditas, draped and standing facing r., holding sceptre in r. and infant in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FΛVSTINΛ ΛVUVSTΛ (Faustina Augusta). Reverse: FEGVNDITΛS (Fecunditas).

Bibliography:  RIC III 677.

Notes:  Slight difference in obverse type: Faustina is usually bare-headed.

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Faustina Minor
Roman
c. 130
175
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Marcus Aurelius
Roman
121
180
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