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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2299
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Postumus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  260
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.16
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 309. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire and helmeted, standing facing l., holding globe in r. and spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVNIVS P F HVG (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: P M TIʅ P CO-S II P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune, Consul for the Second Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC V 54

3 Related People

Lugdunum
Roman


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

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