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Antoninianus with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. GALLIENVSPFAVG Reverse: Soldier standing left, holding shield and spear. Star in field at left. VIRTVSAVG

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

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

Mint

Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 3.15 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

2004.1356

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins