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ID number:  BIRBI-R1182
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:  After 141
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  3.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3897. A. H. Baldwin, 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Faustina Major, wearing hair waved and coiled on top of head, draped and facing r. Reverse: Hexastyle temple in which is the seated figure of Faustina, facing l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVA FΛVSTINA (Divine Faustina). Reverse: ΛED DIV ΓAVSTINΛE (Building of Divine Faustina).

Bibliography:  RIC III 343.

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Antoninus Pius
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