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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1236
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:  165-166
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.25
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 4082. Ex Col. G. B. Pears Collection
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Lucius Verus, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped and standing facing l., holding olive-branch downwards in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: L VERVS ΛVC ΛPM P^RTH MΛX (Lucius Verus Augustus, Great Victory Over Armenia and Parthia). Reverse: PΛX ΛVC TR P VI COS II (Imperial Peace, Tribune for the Sixth Time, Consul for the Second Time).

Bibliography:  RIC III 555.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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