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ID number:  BIRBI-R2360
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:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.32
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1721. Spink, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Mars, in military attire, standing facing l., leaning on shield with r. and holding spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C POSTVMVS P H HVG (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: MARS VI-CTOR (To Mars, The Victor).

Bibliography:  RIC V 312

Notes:  Silvered.

3 Related People

Colonia Claudia
Roman


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

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