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ID number:  BIRBI-R1865
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gallienus; Valerian I; Rome
Denomination:  Dupondius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  253
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  9.59
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1950. Sundry purchase, 1939.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing a radiate crown and sideburns, draped, facing r. Reverse: Inscription in three lines, enclosed within laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IN-I C V IIC CNIILNVS ͰVG (Imperator Gaius Publicus Licinius Gallienus Augustus). Reverse: NOTIS DECENNA-LIBVS (Vows on the Tenth Anniversary).

Bibliography:  RIC V 258 var. (Joint Reign)

Notes:  As opposed to the RIC type, the inscription does not include 'S C'.

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Gallienus
Roman

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


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