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Antoninianus of Gallic Empire with bust of Postumus

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Obverse: Bust of Postumus, radiate, draped, right. IMPCPOSTVMVSPFAVG Reverse: Moneta standing left, holding scales in extended right hand and cornucopiae in left. M ONE TAAVG

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 263–265

Mint

Lugdunum or Colonia Agrippinensis, Gallic Empire

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.72 gm.

Accession Number

01.5016

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins