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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1178
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Antoninus Pius; Rome
Denomination:  Aureus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  7.26
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Barber acquisition 0127B. A. H. Baldwin, 1973.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius, wearing laurel wreath and bearded facing r. Reverse: Antoninus, veiled, standing facing l., sacrificing with patera over tripod, l. arm at side.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΛNTONINVS ΛVC PIVS P P TR P XXII (Antoninus Augustus Pius, Father of the Fatherland, Tribune for the Twenty-Second Time). Reverse: VOΓΛ SVSCE-PTΛ DEC III (Vows undertaken for thirty years of rule). In Exergue: COS IIII (Consul for the Fourth Time).

Bibliography:  RIC III 294.

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