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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2312
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:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  3.00
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1279. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
BIRBI-R2312.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Minerva, draped and helmeted, running facing l., holding spear and shield in r. and olive-branch in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P F Hvc (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: MINb-R FΠVTR (The Favouring Minerva).

Bibliography:  RIC V 74

Notes:  Silvered.

3 Related People

Postumus
Roman

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


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