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ID number:  BIRBI-R1218
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:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  141
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  12.49
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3957. A. H. Baldwin, 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Faustina Major, wearing hair waved and coiled on top of head, draped and facing r. Reverse: Rectangular altar, with door in front. (Flame atop).

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVΔ ΔVGVS-TΛ FΛVSIIIIΛ (Divine Augusta Faustina) Reverse: ΓIET ΛVC S C (Imperial Piety, S C; Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 1191a.

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