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Antioch AD 264 billon antoninianus 4.1 g 2.35 cm 2.35 cm 6h

obverse: hd Gallienus r radiated and draped GALLIENVS AVG
reverse: Hercules stg r leaning on club with l arm, lion skin draped over club, star in ex VIRTVS AVGVSTI
RCV III 10415, RSC IV 1320c, RIC V part I 673
HBU List Jan 1989 number OM 351 

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%