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ID number:  BIRBI-R2368
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):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.95
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1315. A. H. Baldwin, 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pietas, draped, standing facing l., holding a child in both l. and r.; two children at feet, on either side.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C PUSTVMVS P F AVG (Imperator Caesar Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: PIETU-S HVG (Imperial Piety).

Bibliography:  RIC V 320

3 Related People

Colonia Claudia
Roman


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

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