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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1943
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gallienus; Asia Minor
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Asia Minor
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 260-268
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.35
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 3493. Prof. Luigi de Nicola, 65 Via del Babuino, Rome, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Roma, helmeted and draped, seated facing l. on shield, holding spear in l. and Victory in r.; in exergue: star.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CHLLIENVS AVG (Gallienus Augustus). Reverse: ROMHE ΛETHRNΛE (To Everlasting Rome).

Bibliography:  RIC V 655

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the star in exergue on the reverse is a mintmark indicating Antioch.

3 Related People

Asia Minor
Roman;Byzantine;Islamic;Turkish


Gallienus
Roman

268
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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