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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1254
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  Dupondius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  170-171
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  10.33
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 36. A. H. Baldwin, 1921.
BIRBI-R1254.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius, wearing radiate crown and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Victory, winged and naked to waist, standing frontally, head facing r., setting on palm-tree, to r., a shield inscribed VIC GER.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M ΛNTONINV5 ΛVG TR Γ XXV (Marcus Antoninus Augustus, Tribune for the Twenty-Fifth Time). Reverse: ɪMP VI CO5 III S C VIC CER (Imperator for the Sixth Time, Consul for the Third Time, S C; Translation Disputed, Victory over the Germans).

Bibliography:  RIC III 1002.

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