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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Secessionist Empires| > |Postumus| > RS91835
Gallic Empire, Postumus, Summer 260 - Spring 269 A.D.
In 265, Gallienus launched a campaign to defeat Postumus. Postumus escaped the first assault due to the carelessness of Aureolus, Gallienus' cavalry commander. Gallienus led the second campaign himself but was wounded and forced to withdraw. By the end of 265, Postumus' coins proudly announced his victory.
RS91835. Billon antoninianus, RIC V-2 309, RSC IV 159a, Hunter IV 57, Cunetio 2449, Elmer 563, Mairat 149 - 153, Schulzki AGK 38a, SRCV III 10954, gF/VF, well centered, toned, obverse a little rough, small edge splits, Colonia Agrippinensis (Cologne, Germany) mint, weight 3.859g, maximum diameter 21.6mm, die axis 180o, 265 - 268 A.D.; obverse IMP C POSTVMVS P F AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right; reverse IOVI STATORI (to Jove who upholds), Jupiter standing slightly left, nude, head right, long scepter in right hand, thunderbolt cradled in left arm; $38.00




  







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Colonia Agrippinensis