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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2381
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Postumus; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Milan
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  260-269
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  2.64
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 1266. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
BIRBI-R2381.jpg

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

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS Ⱶ …VC (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: P-HX E-QU-ITVM (To the Peace of the Cavalry). In Exergue: T

Bibliography:  RIC V 381

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the T in the exergue of the reverse is a mintmark indicating Mediolanum.

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Postumus
Roman

269
Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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