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ID number:  BIRBI-R1386
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Plautilla; Caracalla; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  202-205
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.74
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1480. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Plautilla, bare and draped, hair firmly waved and drawn down on neck, facing r. Reverse: Venus, naked to waist, standing facing l. holding apple in extended r. and palm in l., resting l. elbow on shield; at feet, l., Cupid.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: PLAVTILLA AVGVSɪA (Plautilla Augusta). Reverse: VENVS VICTRIX (Victorious Venus).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 369 (Caracalla)

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