As of Gallic Empire with bust of Postumus

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 260


Mint: Gallic Empire, Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 13.89 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.2146

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Postumus to right.
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Reverse: Laureate bust of emperor as Hercules right.
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Provenance

Said to be from the Récamier and Henry Platt Hall Collections; by 1964: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., The Adelphi, 1-11 John Adam Street, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour