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ID number:  BIRBI-R2327
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:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  2.81
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 388. Presented by Mr Percy H. Webb, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Rhine, lower half draped and horned head, reclining facing l. and resting on urn, r. hand on forepart of boat to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C PoS…VMVS.P P.HVG (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: SHLVS PROVINCRIMVS (Health of the Provinces).

Bibliography:  RIC V 87

3 Related People

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


Postumus
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