Antoninianus

Gallienus
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire

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260-268

Billon

Diameter: 13/16 in. (20.8 mm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of W. Clark Harrington, Class of 1928

165.24.29782

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Radiate, bearded bust of Gallienus right; GALLIENVS AVG, left up, right down, inwardly Reverse: Pietas seated, extending a patera in her right hand to two children before her; PIETAS A[VGG], left up, right down, inwardly

Provenance

William Clark Harrington (1905-2007), Class of 1928; Brookfield, Connecticut; given to present collection, 1965.

Catalogue Raisonne

Seth William Stevenson, C. Roach Smith and Frederic Madden. "A Dictionary of Roman Coins." (London, 1964), p.628 s.v. PIETAS AVGG.

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