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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1210
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:  154-155
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  10.92
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2815. Spink, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Britannia, seated facing l. on rock, head propped on r., and l. on rock; to l., round shield and eagle-tipped sceptre

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΛNTONINVS ΛVC PI-VS P P ΓR P XVIII (Antoninus Augustus Pius, Father of the Fatherland, Tribune for the Eighteenth Time). Reverse: cIIITANNIΛ COS IIII (Britannia, Consul for the Fourth Time). In Exergue: S.C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 934.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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