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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1866
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:  254
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  8.63
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3469. Ex Hall Collection, A. H . Baldwin, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing a laurel wreath and beard, draped, facing r. Reverse: Soldier, helmeted and in militrary attire, standing facing l., leaning on shield with r. and holding spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C P LIC CHLLIENVS HVC (Imperator Gaius Publicus Licinius Gallienus Augustus). Reverse: VIRTV-S AVGG S C ([Dedicated to the] Courage of the Emperors; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC V 286B (Joint Reign)

4 Related People

Gallienus
Roman

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


Valerian I
Roman


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