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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2377
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:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1312. A. H. Baldwin, 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Postumus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, jugate with head of male figure, bearded(?), facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: PObTVMVS PIV5 FPLU... HUC (Postumus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: Γ-Λ-X H-V-G (Imperial Peace).

Bibliography:  RIC V 359 var.

Notes:  As opposed to the RIC type, this type is an antoninianius rather than a denarius.

3 Related People

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

269
Colonia Claudia
Roman


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