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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2319
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):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.60
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1317. A. H. Baldwin, 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped and diademed, standing facing l. and leaning on column to r. with legs crossed, holding baton in r. and sceptre in l.; globe at feet, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P F HVc (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDENTIH HV-C (Imperial Foresight).

Bibliography:  RIC V 81

3 Related People

Lugdunum
Roman


Postumus
Roman

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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