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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1869
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gallienus; Valerian I; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Lombardy: Milan
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  257
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.15
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 2589. From the collection of either the late Prof. Sir Charles Oman or of Mr C. C. Oman.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing a radiate crown, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Centaur, standing facing l., holding globe in r. and club in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CHLLIIIIUS HHG (Gallienus Augustus). Reverse: L-E-C II PHRT III P III F (Parthian Second Legion, Three Times Loyal and Faithful).

Bibliography:  RIC V 333 var. (Joint Reign)

Notes:  As opposed to the RIC type, the reverse legend gives the legion honours of 'III' rather than 'V'.

4 Related People

Gallienus
Roman

268
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


Valerian I
Roman


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