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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1193
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):  3.40
Weight (g):  28.25
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1042. W. S. Lincoln, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Salus, draped and standing facing l., feeding snake coiled around altar with r. and holding sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΛNTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P GOS III (Antoninus Augustus Pius, Father of the Fatherland, Tribune, Consul for the Third Time). Reverse: SΛLVS ΛVG S C (Imperial Health, S C; Translation disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 635.

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