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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1880
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):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.77
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3491. 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: PMV C D LIC GHLLIENVS D F HVG (Imperator Gaius Publicus Licinius Gallienus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VIΠT-VS HV-GG ([Dedicated to the] Courage of the Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC V 456C (Joint reign)

4 Related People

Asia Minor
Roman;Byzantine;Islamic;Turkish


Gallienus
Roman

268
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Valerian I
Roman


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