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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1860
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gallienus; Valerian I; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  256-257
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.95
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1191. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
BIRBI-R1860.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing a radiate crown and bearded, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Victoria, draped and winged, standing facing l., holding wreath in r. and palm in l.; at foot, captive.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP G P LIC CΛLLI[NVS Γ F ΛVG (Imperator Gaius Publicus Licinius Gallienus Augustus). Reverse: VICΓO-H... ΛVGCIT GERΛı (Second Victory over the Germans by the Two Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC V 178 var. (Joint Reign)

Notes:  As opposed to the RIC type, the figure on the reverse has a bound captive at feet.

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Valerian I
Roman


Gallienus
Roman

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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