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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2320
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):  4.00
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1318. A. H. Baldwin, 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire, standing facing l. with foot on enemy, holding spear in l. and raising with r. Gaul, draped and wearing mural crown, kneeling facing r., holding cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C PO5TVMVS P P HVG (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: RESTITVIoD CA-LLIAR (Gaul Restored).

Bibliography:  RIC V 82

Notes:  Silvered.

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Postumus
Roman

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Lugdunum
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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