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Quinarius of Gallic Empire with heads of Postumus and Hercules

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Obverse: Laureate heads right of Postumus and Hercules. POSTVMVSAVG Reverse: Aesculapius standing, head left, holds serpent-staff in right hand. SALVS AVG

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., June 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 259–268

Mint

Colonia Agrippinensis, Gallic Empire

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.46 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.971

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins