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ID number:  BIRBI-R2328
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):  2.40
Weight (g):  5.61
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1770. A. H. Baldwin, 1935.
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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. and holding anchor in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS.P.F.HVG (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: SΛLVS PROVINCIHRVM (Health of the Provinces).

Bibliography:  RIC V 87

Notes:  Traces of silvering.

3 Related People

Postumus
Roman

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Lugdunum
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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