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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2343
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Postumus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Dupondius
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  260-269
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  10.95
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2220. A. H. Baldwin, 1943
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, helmeted and in military attire, standing facing l., holding spear in l. and raising with r. woman, draped and helmeted, kneeling facing r., holding spear.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M CASS LAT POSTVMVS Ac (Imperator Caesar Marcus Cassianius Latinius Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: RESTITOR GALLIAP (Restorer of Gaul).

Bibliography:  RIC V 225

3 Related People

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


Postumus
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