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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1205
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Antoninus Pius; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  145-161
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  15.82
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 548. W. S. Lincoln, 1922.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius, wearing radiate crown and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Salus, draped and standing facing l., feeding snake coiled around altar with r. and holding rudder in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΛNǐONINVS ΛVC PI-VS P P TR P COZ IIII (Antoninus Augustus Pius, Father of the Fatherland, Tribune, Consul for the Fourth Time). Reverse: SΛLVS ΛVC S C (Imperial Health, S C; Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 784.

3 Related People

Antoninus Pius
Roman
86
161
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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