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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1861
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gallienus; Valerian I; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  254
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  2.93
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1185. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing a radiate crown and sideburns, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Soldier, helmeted and in miliary attire, standing facing l., resting on shield to l. and holding spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...C P LIC GHLLIEbVS HVG (Imperator Gaius Publicus Licinius Gallienus Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS AVGG ([Dedicated to the] Courage of the Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC V 181 (Joint Reign)

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Valerian I
Roman


Gallienus
Roman

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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