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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1298
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Crispina; Commodus; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  178-191
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  25.59
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1044. W. S. Lincoln, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Crispina, bare and draped, hair in round coil at back, facing r. Reverse: Juno, veiled and draped, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and sceptre in l.; at her feet, peacock, standing facing l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CRISPINA AVG IMP COMMODI AVG (Crispina Augusta, Imperator Commodus Augustus). Reverse: SΛLVS (Salus). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC III 672b.

4 Related People

Commodus
Roman
161
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Crispina
Roman
164
191
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