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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1244
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Faustina Minor; Marcus Aurelius; Commodus; Antoninus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  161-176
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  3.29
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 59. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
BIRBI-R1244.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Faustina Minor, diademed, with hair waved and fastened in a bun on back of head, draped, facing r. Reverse: Pulvinar, draped, on which are infants Commodus and Antoninus.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FΛVSTINΛ ΛVGVSTΛ (Faustina Augusta). Reverse: SΛFCVLI ΓELICIT (Happiness of the Age).

Bibliography:  RIC III 712.

6 Related People

Commodus
Roman
161
192
Marcus Aurelius
Roman
121
180
Antoninus
Roman
161
165
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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