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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2341
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Postumus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Dupondius
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  260-269
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  12.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3882. Spink, 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Hercules, naked, standing facing r., holding club in r. and bow in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IHF C M SΛSS LΛT …SIVMVS Γ … ΛVC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Cassianius Latinius Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: H... DEVSONIENS... (To Hercules of Deuson).

Bibliography:  RIC V 200

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Lugdunum
Roman


Postumus
Roman

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