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ID number:  BIRBI-R2304
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:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  4.34
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1276. 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: Fortuna, draped, standing facing l., holding rudder in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVO (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: F-ORTVN-H AVG (To The Good Fortune of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC V 60

3 Related People

Lugdunum
Roman


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

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