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ID number:  BIRBI-R2305
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):  2.55
Weight (g):  4.49
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 383. W. S. Lincoln, 1929.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Hercules, naked, standing facing r., leaning on club in r. and holding bow and lion's skin in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP G PƆSTVMVS.P.F AVG (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: HGRC DEVSONIHUSI (To Hercules of Deuson).

Bibliography:  RIC V 64

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