Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2308
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):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.33
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1278. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
BIRBI-R2308.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Hercules, naked, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and club and lion-skin in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P P /\VG (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: IIHHC PH-GIFHRƆ (Hercules, the Peacemaker).

Bibliography:  RIC V 67

Notes:  Silvered.

3 Related People

Postumus
Roman

269
Lugdunum
Roman


Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Viewing Record 1 of 1