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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1862
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:  257-258
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.78
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 241. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
BIRBI-R1862.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing a radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Soldier, helmeted and in militrary attire, standing facing r., holding spear in r. and leaning on shield with l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP GALLIENVS P F AVG G M (Imperator Gallienus Pius Felix Augustus Germanicus). Reverse: VIRTV-S HVGG ([Dedicated to the] Courage of the Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC V 183 var. (Joint Reign)

Notes:  As opposed to the RIC type, the figure on the reverse stands facing r.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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