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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1270
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:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  176-180
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  26.17
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1418. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Faustina Minor, bare, with hair waved and fastened in a bun on back of head, curls on r., draped, facing r. Reverse: Peacock, with tail spread, standing front, with head and body inclined l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVA FAV-STINΛ PSA (Divine Pious Faustina). Reverse: CONSL...ΛɪIO S C (Consecrated, S C; Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 1703.

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Marcus Aurelius
Roman
121
180
Faustina Minor
Roman
c. 130
175
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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