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Gallic Empire, Postumus, Summer 260 - Spring 269 A.D.
"This refers to the importance of naval power in the Gallic Empire and perhaps even to an imperial visit to Britain in the early years of Postumus' reign" -- Roman Coins and Their Values III by David Sear.
RS64651. Silver antoninianus
, RIC V-2
73, RSC IV
18, Schulzki AGK
186, SRCV III
10958, VF, well centered
, struck with worn and slightly damaged obverse
die, small edge cracks, Colonia
, Germany) mint, weight
3.495g, maximum diameter
22.2mm, die axis
, c. 261 A.D.; obverse
IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG
, draped, and cuirassed bust
right; reverse LAETITIA AVG
(the joy of the Emperor), war galley left over waves, four rowers and steersman; SOLD
Catalog current as of Wednesday, September 26, 2018.
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