Sestertius of Gallic Empire with bust of Postumus
about A.D. 260
Mint: Gallic Empire, Lugdunum
Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 19.03 gm. Die Axis: 4
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Postumus right.
Reverse: Galley with four rowers.
LAETITIA below: AVG
Ex Sotheby 1898, lot 160; by date unknown: H. P. Hall Collection; by 1950: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London (auction 2 of the H. P. Hall Collection, November 20, lot 1936, partial); probably by late 1950: purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III;
gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III