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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1868
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Gallienus; Valerian I; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Lombardy: Milan
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  258
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  2.93
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1946. Seaby, 1937.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Gallienus, wearing a radiate crown and sideburns, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: She-wolf, standing facing l., suckling Romulus and Remus, beneath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: GHLLIEWΠS HVC (Gallienus Augustus). Reverse: LEG H ITHC HI P UI [ (Italian Second Legion, Six Times Loyal and Faithful).

Bibliography:  RIC V 329 (Joint Reign)

4 Related People

Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


Gallienus
Roman

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


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