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ID number:  BIRBI-R1247
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:  176-180
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.84
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3920. A. H. Baldwin, 1962.
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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: Rectangular altar, with horns at top on l. and r., and door on front.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVΛ FΛV-SIINΛ PIΛ (Divine Pious Faustina). Reverse: CON-SECR-ΛTIO (Consecration).

Bibliography:  RIC III 746.

4 Related People

Marcus Aurelius
Roman
121
180
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Faustina Minor
Roman
c. 130
175
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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