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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
Place made: Rome
Date made: After 141
Diameter (cm): 1.80
Weight (g): 3.42
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Haines 3897. A. H. Baldwin, 1962.
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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