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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1864
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:  254
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  15.31
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1193. Presented from the Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing a laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Soldier, helmeted and in militrary attire, standing facing l., leaning on shield with r. and holding spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: … CΛLLIENVS AVC (Imperator Gaius Publicus Licinius Gallienus Augustus). Reverse: …S HVGG S C ([Dedicated to the] Courage of the Emperors; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC V 248E (Joint Reign)

4 Related People

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


Gallienus
Roman

268
Valerian I
Roman


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