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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1940
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 260-268
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  3.88
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2971. Presented by Mr F. S. Snow, 1954.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Mars, nude except with flowing cloak, walking facing r., holding spear in r. and and shield in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: 6HLLIENVS HVG (Gallienus Augustus). Reverse: MHRS VICTOR (Mars, the Victor).

Bibliography:  RIC V 649

3 Related People

Gallienus
Roman

268
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Asia Minor
Roman;Byzantine;Islamic;Turkish


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