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ID number:  BIRBI-R2330
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):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.91
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1267. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped, facing r. Reverse: Mars, in military attire, standing facing r., holding spear in r. and leaning on shield with l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VIRT-VS AV-G (Imperial Courage).

Bibliography:  RIC V 93

3 Related People

Lugdunum
Roman


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

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