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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1879
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gallienus; Valerian I; Asia Minor
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Asia Minor
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  255-256
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  3.96
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3494. Prof. Luigi de Nicola, 65 Via del Babuino, Rome, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing a radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperors, in military attire, standing face to face; emperor on l. holds globe in l. and spear in r., and emperor on r. holds Victory in r. and spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMD C P LIC CI…VS R F NVO (Imperator Gaius Publicus Licinius Gallienus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VIRT-… AV-GG ([Dedicated to the] Courage of the Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC V 456C (Joint reign)

4 Related People

Gallienus
Roman

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Asia Minor
Roman;Byzantine;Islamic;Turkish


Valerian I
Roman


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