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ID number:  BIRBI-R2331
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Postumus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  260
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.30
Weight (g):  20.76
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 710. Sale in Rome, 1924.
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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 globe in r. and spear in l.; S C in field, to l. and r. of figure respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M CASS LAT POSTVMVS P I AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Cassianius Latinius Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: P M TR P CO-S I-Γ P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune, Consul for the Second Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC V 110

3 Related People

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


Postumus
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