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Coin: billon antoninianus

Museum number:
8-5666
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Accession number:
Acc.908
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin. Roman. Antoninianus, silver ( gms., 22 mm.) Gallienus, Siscia 266?-268 AD.. Obverse: GALLIENVS AVG Bust facing right radiate. Reverse: IO. CANTAB Jupiter in military dress standing facing left holding thunderbolt and scepter.
Donor:
Mary W. Knight
Collection place:
Siscia (ancient city)
Production place:
Siscia (ancient city)
Culture or time period:
Valerian Dynasty (253–261 AD)
Collector:
H. M. Holbrook
Materials:
Silver (metal)
Person depicted:
Gallienus (Emperor of Rome) and Jupiter (Roman deity)
Inscription:
IO CANTAB and GALLIENVS AVG
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
226-228 AD
Accession date:
1947
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Dimensions:
linear 22 millimeters
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