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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2369
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):  2.25
Weight (g):  2.88
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 382. Presented by Mr Percy H. Webb, 1921.
BIRBI-R2369.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped, standing facing l. holding globe in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P P ΛVC (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDEN-TIH ΠY-G (Imperial Foresight).

Bibliography:  RIC V 323

Notes:  Silvered.

3 Related People

Colonia Claudia
Roman


Postumus
Roman

269
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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