Quinarius of Gallic Empire with heads of Postumus and Hercules

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 259–268


Mint: Gallic Empire, Colonia Agrippinensis

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 1.46 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.971

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate heads right of Postumus and Hercules.
POSTVMVSAVG
Reverse: Aesculapius standing, head left, holds serpent-staff in right hand.
SALVS AVG

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., June 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour