ROMANO-GALLIC EMPIRE POSTUMUS Double Denarius Silver Billon Coin. From 260-269 AD NGC GRADED CH AU Choice Almost/About Uncirculated. COIN SHOWN IS THE COIN YOU WILL RECEIVE. Very nice coin with sharp details!
Comes with Certificate of Authenticity / Story Card. Born in an outpost of the Empire, of common stock, Postumus rose swiftly through the ranks, eventually commanding Roman forces among the Celtsa territory that included modern-day France, Belgium, Holland, and England. When Gallienuss son Salonius attempted to force Postumuss army to cede booty taken from the defeat of a Germanic tribe in the Rhine Valley, the soldiers refused the order, proclaiming Postumus emperor, and executing the heir to the throne. Thus was born the so-called Gallic Empire.
This is a genuine ancient Roman Double Denarius coin. Obverse: Portrait of emperor Reverse: Various pagan deities reflecting contemporary political, military, and religious themes.
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