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ID number:  BIRBI-R1212
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Faustina Major; Antoninus Pius; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  138-141
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.30
Weight (g):  28.12
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1045. W. S. Lincoln, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Faustina Major, wearing hair waved and coiled on top of head, draped and facing r. Reverse: Venus, draped and facing standing r., with r. hand gathering up drapery from r. shoulder and holding apple in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FAVSTINA AVG AN-TONINI AVG PɪI P P (Faustina Augusta Antonina, Pious Augusta of the Father of the Fatherland) Reverse: VENERI AVGVSTAE S.C (Of Imperial Venus, S.C; Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 1081.

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