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ID number:  BIRBI-R2335
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:  260-269
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.25
Weight (g):  17.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3437. A. H. Baldwin, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing laurel wreath and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Galley, facing r., with four rowers and a steerman.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVC (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: LAETITIA AVC (Joy of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC V 144

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Postumus
Roman

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