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Antoninianus with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Bust of Gallienus, radiate, cuirassed, right. GALLIENVSAVG Reverse: Mars standing front, head left, holding olive-branch in right hand and in left long spear and shield resting on ground. MARTI PACIFERO In field, left: P

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 260–268

Mint

Mediolanum

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 2.72 gm.

Accession Number

13.732

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins