Sestertius of Gallic Empire with bust of Postumus
about A.D. 260
Mint: Gallic Empire, Lugdunum
Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 19.60 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Radiate bust of Postumus to right.
Reverse: Galley with rowers.
Overstruck on coin of Marcus Aurelius, whose profile appears on the reverse above the galley.
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule to MFA, December 16, 1998
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III