Antoninianus of Gallic Empire with bust of Postumus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 267–268


Mint: Gallic Empire, Mediolanum

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2004.1335

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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

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