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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1190
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Antoninus Pius; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  140-144
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  4.50
Weight (g):  29.46
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3134. Ex Bement Collection, Lot 809, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Moneta, draped and standing facing l., holding scales in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΛNTOINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III (Antoninus Augustus Pius, Father of the Fatherland, Tribune, Consul for the Third Time). Reverse: MONE-TΛ.RVG S C (Imperial Money, S C; Translation disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 610.

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