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Rome AD 252 AE antoninianus 3.29 g 2.15 cm 2.18 cm 5h

obverse: hd Trebonianus Gallus r radiated IMP CAE C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG
reverse: Apollo stg l, holding lustral branch and resting on lyre APOLL SALVTARI
Sear RCV III 9627, RIC 32, RSC 20
Munthandel G. Henzen list 220, 535 (February 2011) vw 772, 45 euro

Gaius Vibius Trebonianus Gallus c 206 (Etruscan family from Perusia) 251-253
Aemilianus governor of Lower Moesia defeated the Goths north of the Danube.
His troops proclaimed him immediately emperor.
Gallus and his son murdered by their own soldiers just north of Rome.

Unusual reverse type represents an appeal to the god for deliverance from the pestilence in Rome.