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Rome AD 260-268 billon antoninianus 2.66 g 1.68 cm 1.73 cm 5h

obverse: hd Gallienus r radiated, draped and cuirassed GALLIENVS AVG
reverse: Mars stg l holding globe and spear VIRTVS AVG, P in field r
RSC IV 1221, RIC S317
Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam 20 Febr 1983  

Publius Licimius Egnatius Gallienus c 218 253-268
(assassinated while besieging Aureolus (usorpator in name of Postumus) in Milan
by staff officers including Claudius II and Aurelianus)
Son of Valerianus c 195 253-260 and Mariniana

Uncertain Syrian mint
Cologne 257-60
Rome or Siscia
Uncertain Asia Minor mint 268
Viminacium, Moesia Superior
Eastern field-mint 257
Sirmium? Pannonia
Rome and/or Antioch

Decline fineness of the alloy
260 15%
266 5%
270 2.5%