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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2309
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:  260-269
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  3.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1265. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, naked but cloaked, walking l. but facing r., holding thunderbolt in r. and eagle in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMR C_POSTVMVS P F AVC (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: IOVI PR-OPVGNATOHI (Jupiter, the Defender).

Bibliography:  RIC V 72

3 Related People

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


Postumus
Roman

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