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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2344
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):  2.85
Weight (g):  15.03
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2877. Paris - Banks of Seine, 1953.
BIRBI-R2344.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing laurel wreath and long beard, draped, holding shield and hand raised, facing l. Reverse: Emperor, helmeted and in military attire, standing facing l., holding globe in r. and spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C Poᴐ...VMVS P F AVG (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: D M TR P CƆ-… II P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune, Consul for the Second Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC V 107

3 Related People

Postumus
Roman

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


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