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ID number: BIRBI-R1184
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): 3.13
Axis (degrees): 225.00
Provenance: Haines 1058. W. S. Lincoln, 1929.
Description: Obverse: Head of Faustina Major, wearing hair waved and coiled on top of head, draped and facing r. Reverse: Ceres, veiled, standing facing l. holding two corn-ears downwards in r. and lighted torch, vertical at her side, in l.
Inscriptions: Obverse: DIVΛ FΛVSTINΛ (Divine Faustina). Reverse: AVGV-STA (Augusta).
Bibliography: RIC III 360a.
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