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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1948
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):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.91
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2976. Presented by Mr F. S. Snow, 1954.
BIRBI-R1948.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Hercules, naked, standing facing r., r. behind his back, holding lionskin and l. resting on club set on rock.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: GHLLIEUVS P F AVG (Gallienus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VIHTVS AVSVSTI ([Dedicated to the] Courage of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC V 672

Notes:  Silvered.

3 Related People

Asia Minor
Roman;Byzantine;Islamic;Turkish


Gallienus
Roman

268
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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