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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1937
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gallienus; Asia Minor
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Asia Minor
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 267
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  3.96
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1703. W. S Lincoln, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Mercury, naked with cloak, standing facing l., holding purse in r. and caduceus in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: GHLLIENVS HV6 (Gallienus Augustus). Reverse: FIDE-S HVG (Imperial Loyalty). In Exergue: PXV

Bibliography:  RIC V 607

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the exergue on the obverse is a mintmark indicating Asia.

3 Related People

Asia Minor
Roman;Byzantine;Islamic;Turkish


Gallienus
Roman

268
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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