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ID number:  BIRBI-R1909
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gallienus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  260-268
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.33
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1102. In Paris, 1929.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing radiate crown and beard, facing r. Reverse: Fortuna, draped, seated facing l., holding rudder, on globe, in r. and cornucopiae in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: GHLLIENVS HVG (Gallienus Augustus). Reverse: FORTVNH REDVX (Fortune that brings back the Emperor in safety). In Exergue: S (Six).

Bibliography:  RIC V 194a

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Gallienus
Roman

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