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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1181
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:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  139-141
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  3.34
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1238. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Faustina Major, wearing hair waved and coiled on top of head, draped and facing r. Reverse: Vesta seated facing l., holding palladium in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVETΛ (Faustina Augusta). Reverse: VES-TA (Vesta)

Bibliography:  RIC III 342a.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Faustina Major
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140
Rome
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