Antoninianus - Postumus VIRTUS EQVIT

Antoninianus - Postumus (VIRTUS EQVIT) - obverseAntoninianus - Postumus (VIRTUS EQVIT) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Gallic Empire (Roman splinter states)
Emperor Postumus (260-269)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 267-268
Value Antoninianus (1)
Currency Antoninianus (260-274)
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.90 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
62961
References RCV III# 11001,
David R. Sear; 2005. Roman Coins and Their Values / Volume 3. The Third Century Crisis and Recovery AD 235-285. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
RIC V.1# 388,
Percy H. Webb, Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham; 1927. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 5.1. Valerian to Florian (AD 253–276). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.5.post.388,
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)
AGK# 111b
Heinz-Joachim Schulzki; 1996. Die Antoninianpragung der gallischen Kaiser von Postumus bis Tetricus. Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH, Bonn, Germany.

Obverse

Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right

Script: Latin

Lettering: IMP POSTVMVS AVG

Unabridged legend: Imperator Postumus Augustus

Reverse

Virtus walking right, holding spear and schield
Mint-mark T in exe

Script: Latin

Lettering:
VIRTVS EQVIT
T

Unabridged legend: Virtus Equitum

Mint

T Mediolanum, modern-day Milan, Italy

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (267-268) T

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