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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1938
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):  3.45
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 2969. Presented by Mr F. S. Snow.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: She-wolf, standing facing l., suckling Romulus and Remus.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: GALLIENVS HVG (Gallienus Augustus). Reverse: AETERNITAS HVG ([Dedicated to] The Eternity of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC V 628

Notes:  If there was a branch in the exergue of the reverse, this is no longer visible due to corrosion.

3 Related People

Gallienus
Roman

268
Asia Minor
Roman;Byzantine;Islamic;Turkish


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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