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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1273
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Lucilla; Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  164-169
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  26.68
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3139. A. H. Baldwin, 1957.
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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: Juno Lucina, draped and seated facing l. on throne, raising up a flower in r. and holding child in lap.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: LVCILLAE AVG ANTONINI ΛVC F (Lucilla Augusta, Daughter of Antoninus Augustus). Reverse: IVNON…™ LVCINAE (The Goddess of Childbirth). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 1747.

Notes:  The reverse legend refers to Juno in her role as the goddess of childbirth, Juno Lucina.

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