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ID number: BIRBI-R1869
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: G. Haines Collection
Collector: Haines, Geoffrey
Maker: Gallienus; Valerian I; Mediolanum
Place made: Lombardy: Milan
Date made: 257
Diameter (cm): 2.20
Weight (g): 4.15
Axis (degrees): 135.00
Provenance: Haines 2589. From the collection of either the late Prof. Sir Charles Oman or of Mr C. C. Oman.
Description: Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing a radiate crown, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Centaur, standing facing l., holding globe in r. and club in l.
Inscriptions: Obverse: CHLLIIIIUS HHG (Gallienus Augustus). Reverse: L-E-C II PHRT III P III F (Parthian Second Legion, Three Times Loyal and Faithful).
Bibliography: RIC V 333 var. (Joint Reign)
Notes: As opposed to the RIC type, the reverse legend gives the legion honours of 'III' rather than 'V'.
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