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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2358
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:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.20
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 966. W. S. Lincoln, 1928.
BIRBI-R2358.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, naked, walking facing r, holding spear in r. and thunderbolt in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: IOVI VICTO-RI (To Jupiter, The Victor).

Bibliography:  RIC V 311

Notes:  As opposed to RIC type, Jupiter appears to be walking facing r.

3 Related People

Colonia Claudia
Roman


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

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