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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1243
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Faustina Minor; Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  161-176
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.13
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3073. G. Fallani, 58a Via dei Babuino, Rome, 1956.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Faustina Minor, bare, with hair waved and fastened in a bun on back of head, draped, facing r. Reverse: Juno, veiled and draped, standing facing l., holding patera in extended r. and sceptre in l.; to l., peacock.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΓΛVSTINΛ ΛVCVSTΛ (Faustina Augusta). Reverse: IVNO (Juno).

Bibliography:  RIC III 688.

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