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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1233
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Lucius Verus; Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  162-163
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  3.26
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 286. W. S. Lincoln, 1920
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Lucius Verus, bare but bearded, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped and standing facing l., holding globe in extended r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP L VERVS ΛVG (Imperator, Lucius Verus Augustus). Reverse: PROV DFOR TR P III COS II (Providence of the Gods, Tribune for the Third Time, Consul for the Second Time).

Bibliography:  RIC III 491.

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