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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1252
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Lucilla; Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  164-180
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.90
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1244. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Lucilla, bare, with hair waved and fastened in a bun on back of head, draped, facing r. Reverse: Vesta, veiled, draped and standing facing l. next to a decorated and lighted altar, holding simpulum in r. and palladium in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: LVCILLΛE ΛVC ΛNTONINI ^vC F(Lucilla Augusta, Daughter of Antoninus Augustus). Reverse: VES-TΛ (Vesta).

Bibliography:  RIC III 788.

4 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Lucilla
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c.149
182
Marcus Aurelius
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