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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2357
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):  3.48
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1104. In Paris, 1929.
BIRBI-R2357.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, wearing lion-skin on shoulders, holding club over shoulder, facing l. Reverse: Jupiter, naked, standing facing l., holding sceptre in r. and thunderbolt in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: POSTVMVS AV-C (Postumus Augustus). Reverse: I-OVI S-TATORI (To Jupiter, who Preserves).

Bibliography:  RIC V 310

Notes:  Silvered.

3 Related People

Colonia Claudia
Roman


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

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