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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2379
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Postumus; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Milan
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  260-269
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.78
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2283. 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: Fortuna, draped, standing facing l. with foot on prow, holding patera in r. and rudder in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMY UOSTVMVS AVC (Imperator Postumus Augustus). Reverse: .CONCORD.EQVIT. (Harmony with the Cavalry). In Exergue: S

Bibliography:  RIC V 373

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the S in the exergue of the reverse is a mintmark indicating Mediolanum.

3 Related People

Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


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

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