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Antoninianus of Postumus

Silver antoninianus, 22mm, 3.28gm, issued AD 260-265 Cologne mint.

Obv: IMP C POSTVMVS PF AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust facing right.

Rev: HERC DEVSONIENSI, Hercules standing right resting on club and holding bow, lion skin over arm.

References: Sear 10944, RIC 64, RSC 91.

Reverse refers to the cult of Hercules at Deuso (modern Deutz), across the river from Cologne.

2007NBL3485c   |   Good Very Fine   |   AUD 120   |   (in cart)