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ID number:  BIRBI-R2352
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Postumus; Colonia Claudia
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, Cologne
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  268
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.26
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1772. A. H. Baldwin, 1933.

Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped, facing r. Reverse: Victory, draped and winged, standing facing r., inscribing VO XX on shield; r. foot on globe.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C PVSTVMVS P F HVC (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: P M TR P X COS V P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune for the Tenth Time, Consul for the Fifth Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC V 295

Notes:  Traces of silvering.

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Colonia Claudia

Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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