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ID number:  BIRBI-R1863
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gallienus; Valerian I; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  255-256
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  17.24
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 4001. A. H. Baldwin, 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing a laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Liberalitas, draped, standing facing l., holding tessera in r. and cornucopiae in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...IP C P LIC GHLLIIENVS P F AVG (Imperator Gaius Publicus Licinius Gallienus Pius Felix Augustus Germanicus). Reverse: LIBERALITAS ΛVCC S C ([Dedicated to the] Generosity of the Emperors; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC V 221 (Joint Reign)

4 Related People

Gallienus
Roman

268
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Valerian I
Roman


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