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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1947
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:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  4.07
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2975. Presented by Mr F. S. Snow, 1954.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Soldier, helmeted and in military attire, standing facing l., holding shield in r. and spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: GALLIENVS P F AVG (Gallienus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VIR-TVS AVG ([Dedicated to the] Courage of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC V 667

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

3 Related People

Asia Minor
Roman;Byzantine;Islamic;Turkish


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Gallienus
Roman

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