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ID number:  BIRBI-R1219
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Antoninus Pius; Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  151-152
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.25
Weight (g):  25.18
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3506. G. Fallani, 58A Via dei Babuino, Rome, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius, bare, facing r. Reverse: Honos, draped and standing frontally, head to l., holding branch in extended r. hand and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΛVRELIVS CΛESΛR ANTONINI ΛVG PɪI FIL (Aurelius Caesar, Pious Son of Antoninus Augustus). Reverse: TR POT VI CO5 II HONOS S C (Tribune for the Sixth Time, Consul for the Second Time, Honos, S C; Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 1303.

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Marcus Aurelius
Roman
121
180
Antoninus Pius
Roman
86
161
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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