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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1853
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):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.19
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 914. In Paris, 1926.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing a radiate crown and bearded, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Mars, in military attire, walking facing r., holding spear in r. and trophy in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: GHLLIENVS P Ͱ HVG (Gallienus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS HVGG ([Dedicated to the] Courage of the Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC V 56 (Joint Reign)

4 Related People

Gallienus
Roman

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Lugdunum
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Valerian I
Roman


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