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Numismatics
Ruler: Postumus, Emperor of the Gallic Empire, ruled 260–69
Mint: Lugdunum
Artist: Unknown

Sestertius of Postumus, Emperor of the Gallic Empire from Lugdunum

A.D. 258–67

Bronze

15.24 g, 7:00, 29.3 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Gilbert Steinberg
2001.87.16618
Geography: 
Made in Lugdunum, Gaul
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Gilbert Steinberg, to about 1984; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1984 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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