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ID number:  BIRBI-R1201
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):  3.45
Weight (g):  22.69
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 74. C. T. Seltman, 1919.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Italia, towered, draped, seated facing l. on globe, with zones and stars, holding cornucopiae in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: AIITUNIΓɺVS AVG PIVS D P (Antoninus Augustus Pius, Father of the Fatherland). Reverse: Γƞ POT COS III S C (Tribune, Consul for the Third Time, S C; Translation Disputed). In Exergue: ITALIA (Italia).

Bibliography:  RIC III 747a.

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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