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    Postumus (AD 260-269). BI antoninianus (20mm, 3.38 gm, 7h). NGC XF 3/5 - 4/5, Fine Style. Trier or Cologne, AD 268. POSTVMVS AV-G, radiate "heroic" bust of Postumus left in the guise of Hercules, holding club over right shoulder, lion's head on left shoulder, strap across bare chest / PA-X-AVG, Pax standing facing, head left, olive branch upward in right hand, transverse scepter cradled in left arm. RIC V.II 319.

    From the Morris Collection.

    Very rare bust type! Beautiful glossy deep gray patina. The Cunetio Treasure, which contained 12,991 antoniniani of Postumus, included only nine with this attractive obverse type, depicting the emperor as Hercules.


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