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Romano-Gallic Empire, Billon Double Denarius of Postumus (AD 260-269) - South Petherton Hoard NGC AU (Story Vault)

Romano-Gallic Empire, Billon Double Denarius of Postumus (AD 260-269) - South Petherton Hoard NGC AU (Story Vault)
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Why add this ancient Billon Double Denarius of Romano-Gallic Emperor Postumus from the South Petherton Hoard to your collection?

The South Petherton Hoard is a collection of ancient coinage containing 7,563 coins of Roman and Romano-Gallic Imperial origin, struck from AD 161-274. The hoard is the discovery of amateur treasure hunter George Hughes, who came across the massive cache on November 13, 2013, while scanning a farm near the village of South Petherton, in Somerset, England, with a hand-held metal detector. Found among the collection was this coin, a Billon Double Denarius struck AD 260-269 for Romano-Gallic Emperor Postumus.

Romano-Gallic Imperial Coinage Design

The obverse features a draped and cuirassed portrait of Emperor Postumus, wearing a traditional radiate crown. Reverse imagery will depict a god or goddess, whose image was chosen for its symbolism, representing an important theme of the regime, such as prosperity, happiness or strength.

Impressive About Uncirculated Ancient Coin

This Romano-Gallic Imperial Billon Double Denarius of Postumus is graded AU, About Uncirculated (Sheldon scale grade of 50-53), by the ancient coin specialists at the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), NGC Ancients. The remarkable coin will have superb strike and surface conditions, with traces of wear on the highest points. The coin is sealed in an NGC holder and Story Vault, which includes South Petherton Hoard certification and detailed information about the discovery and the era of Roman history in which the coin was struck.

This Billon Double Denarius of Postumus is sure to be an exciting addition to your ancient coin collection!


Year of Issue:AD 260-269
Mint:Ancient Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:AU
Variety:South Petherton Hoard
Packaging:Story Vault