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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2353
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Postumus; Colonia Claudia
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, Cologne
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  260-269
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.45
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1273. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Diana, wearing short robe and radiate, walking facing r., holding torch in both hands and quiver on r. shoulder,

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVC (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: DIHNHE LV-CI-PERHE (Diana, the Bringer of Light).

Bibliography:  RIC V 299

Notes:  Silvered.

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Colonia Claudia
Roman


Postumus
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