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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2356
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:  260-269
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.30
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 169. W. Gilbert, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, naked, standing frontally, facing r., holding sceptre in r. and thunderbolt in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P F HVG (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: I-OVI S-TATORI (To Jupiter who Preserves).

Bibliography:  RIC V 309

3 Related People

Postumus
Roman

269
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Colonia Claudia
Roman


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