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ID number:  BIRBI-R1187
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Antoninus Pius; Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  140-144
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  3.52
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 4079. Ex col. G. B. Pears Collection, 1965.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius, bare, facing r. Reverse: Juventas standing facing l., with r. hand dropping a grain of incense on a candelabrum to l. and holding patera in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΛVRBLIVS CAESΛR ΛVd Cɪɪc COS (Marcus Aurelius, Caesar, Pious Son of the Augustus, Consul). Reverse: IVVENTΛS (Juventas).

Bibliography:  RIC III 423.

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