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Antoninianus of Gallic Empire with bust of Postumus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped bust of Postumus right. IMP[CPOSTVM]VSPFAVG Reverse: Fides seated left, patera in right hand and ensign in left. FIDESE QVIT

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 267–268

Mint

Mediolanum, Gallic Empire

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.53 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2004.1335

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins