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ID number:  BIRBI-R2321
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):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.28
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1316. 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: Emperor, in military attire, standing facing l., 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 POSTVMVS P P AVG (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: RbSILI CHLLIH-RVM (Gaul Restored).

Bibliography:  RIC V 82

Notes:  Silvered.

3 Related People

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


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