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Denarius: CM.6572-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Antoninus Pius (AD 138-61)
Ruler: Faustina I (AD 138-41) (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Rome
State: Roman Empire

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Notes

History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt F.S. Robinson, Albany, NY, xi.2004, for $75.00

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 18.33 mm
Image(width): 19.17 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust

Dating

141 - 161

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 3.34 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Faustina right

  • Text: DIVA FAVSTINA
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Providentia standing left, veil blown out behind her, with globe

  • Text: AETERNITAS
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6572-2007
Primary reference Number: 166135
RIC: 3.70.351
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 17 March 2015 Last processed: Friday 7 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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