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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1260
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:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  161
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.50
Weight (g):  25.89
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 483. W. S. Lincoln, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Lucius Verus, bare but bearded, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, togate, standing facing r. and l., towards one another, and clasping r. hands.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CΛES L ΛVREL VERVS ΛVG (Imperator Caesar Lucius Aurelius Verus Augustus). Reverse: CONCORD ΛVGVSTOR TR P S C (Concord of the Emperors, Tribune, S C; Translation Disputed). In Exergue: COS II (Consul for the Second Time).

Bibliography:  RIC III 1282.

4 Related People

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


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