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ID number:  BIRBI-R1223
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  161-162
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  3.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3149. Spink, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Concordia, draped and seated facing l. on low seat, holding patera in extended r. and resting l. elbow on statuette of Spes: under seat, a cornucopiae

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP M ΛVREL ΛNTONINVS ΛVC (Imperator Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus). Reverse: CON⁽ORD ΛVC TR P XVI (Imperial Concord, Tribune for the Sixteenth Time). In Exergue: COS III (Consul for the Third Time).

Bibliography:  RIC III 37.

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Marcus Aurelius
Roman
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Rome
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