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ID number:  BIRBI-R1284
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Commodus; Marcus Aurelius; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  180
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.37
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 4081. Ex Col. G. B. Pears Collection, A. H. Baldwin, 1965.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Marcus Aurelius, bare but bearded, facing r. Reverse: Eagle, standing l. on thunderbolt, head facing r., holding spear in beak.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: UIVVS M ΛN-TOHINVS PIVS (Divine Marcus Antoninus Pius). Reverse: CONSE-CRΛTIO (Consecrated).

Bibliography:  RIC III 271.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Marcus Aurelius
Roman
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