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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1185
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Faustina Major; Antoninus Pius; Rome
Denomination:  Aureus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  After 141
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  7.34
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 536. W. S. Lincoln, 1922.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Faustina Major, wearing hair waved and coiled on top of head, draped and facing r. Reverse: Pietas, veiled, standing facing l., r. hand dropping incense on altar to l. and holding box in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVA.AVG.FAVSTINA (Divine Augusta Faustina). Reverse: PIE-TAS AVG (Imperial Piety).

Bibliography:  RIC III 394a.

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Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Antoninus Pius
Roman
86
161
Faustina Major
Roman
c.100
140
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