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ID number:  BIRBI-R1257
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  Dupondius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  174-175
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  10.42
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3832. A. H. Baldwin, 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius, wearing radiate crown and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Liberalitas, draped and standing facing l., holding abacus in extended r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M ΛNTONINVS ΛVG GERM TR P XX... (Marcus Antoninus Augustus Germanicus, Tribune for the Twenty-Ninth Time). Reverse: LIΠ[ΠALITAS AVG-VI.IMP VII COS III S C ( Liberalitas, Augustus for Seventh Time, Imperator for the Seventh Time, Consul for the Third Time, S C; Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 1150.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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