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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1564
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Pupienus; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  238
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  18.97
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 956. P. Meinser, Dinan, Côtes du Nord, France, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Pupienus, wearing laurel wreath and long-beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, seated facing l., holding branch in extended r and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CAES M CLƆD IVPIENVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Clodius Pupienus Augustus). Reverse: PΛX PVBLICA (Dedicated to Peace for the Public). In Exergue: V C (S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 22A

3 Related People

Pupienus
Roman

238
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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