Postumus Double Sestertius - VIRTVS POSTVMI - Bastien 22

Ancient Coins - Postumus Double Sestertius - VIRTVS POSTVMI - Bastien 22
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Postumus Double Sestertius, 2nd Emission,struck AD 260 at Cologne mint.
Obv.: IMP C M CASS LAT POSTVMVS P F AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Rev.: VIRTVS POSTVMI / S C, Postumus standing right, holding globe in the right, and long vertical sceptre in the left. Victory standing right, holding palmbranch in left hand, and crowning Postumus with a laurel-wreath, stepping on captive, which is seated to the right at her feet.
21,40 g, 35 mm
Bastien 22 (same dies), Cohen 450, RIC 185, Elmer 206 (wrongly described with reverse legend VIRTVS POSTVMI AVG)

extremely rare and interesting reverse type. Only 4 specimens known to Bastien, which are located in the Cabinet des M�dailles, the Hunterian Museum, the Den Haag Koninklijk Kabinet, and the Guiscard Hoard.

Large flan without cracks, well centred dies, some deposits.
Precio SKU: mfs520
950.00
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