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ID number:  BIRBI-R1852
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gallienus; Valerian I; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  258-259
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  3.70
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1685. Spink, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing a radiate crown and bearded, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Victory, draped and winged, standing facing l. atop a globe with cross, holding wreath in r., with bound captives sat either side.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: OμLLI[NVS P Ͱ AVG (Gallienus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VICT GE-R-MUNICH (Victory over the Germans).

Bibliography:  RIC V 49 (Joint Reign)

4 Related People

Valerian I
Roman


Lugdunum
Roman


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

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