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coin of Gallienus
  • Italy
  • coin of Gallienus, 253–268
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2468
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Description

Recto: Coin featuring image of male (Gallienus) set in profile and facing to the right. Man has short hair, a beard, and wears a crown. Text surrounds image. a beading design forms the border.

Verso: Image of figure in draping garment and seated on a wheel shaped object. Figure holds a spear in left hand and an object in right hand. Text surrounds image and beading design forms the border.