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« on: January 30, 2010, 03:59:51 pm »

Hi,

Rather pleased, after what  was a dismal numismatic week, to finally get my hands on a first issue, long legend coin of Postimus (sic). What's more it is the clear variant of the SALVS PROVINCIARVM with no horns (but a clear beard) on the reclining river god. Cunetio 2367.


Need to get a VICTORIA AVG one next!

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« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2010, 01:47:50 pm »

Nice find! I think it is father Rhine on the rev. The ship may be a navis lusoria?

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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2010, 01:38:12 pm »

Postumus' ship has no ram, and a different bow shape to the only pic of a navis lusoria I can find. My guess is that it's a trading vessel rather than a warship like the one on his LAETITIA AVG reverse, which  has the ram.
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