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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2314
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):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.83
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1280. 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: Neptune, naked but cloaked, standing facing l., holding dolphin in r. and trident in l.; forepart of vessel at feet, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P P AVC (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: NEPTVNO REDVC (To the Return of Neptune).

Bibliography:  RIC V 76

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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