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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1240
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Lucius Verus; Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  169
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  3.26
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 4083. A. H. Baldwin, 1965.
BIRBI-R1240.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Lucius Verus, bare but bearded, facing r. Reverse: Funeral pyre in four tiers, adorned with statues and garlands, quadriga on top.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVVS VERvo (Divine Verus). Reverse: CONcE-CRΛTIO (Consecration).

Bibliography:  RIC III 596b.

4 Related People

Marcus Aurelius
Roman
121
180
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Lucius Verus
Roman
130
169
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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