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Provincial, Roman – 261 AD


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Provincial, Roman – 261 AD

Obverse: Laureate and cuirassed bust of Emperor Licinius Egnatius Gallienus facing to the right.
Reverse: Standing Eagle toward the left with wings folded with wreath in beak and palm behind.

Obv: AVT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC CεB, Laureate and cuirassed bust of emperor Gallienus facing right. Rev: Eagle standing toward the left, wings folded while holding a wreath in his beak; long palm branch from legs and over shoulder; ЄNATOV up left field, L (date) in fields to right.



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Value: Potin (Billon) Tetradrachm. Metal: AE Bronze. Weight: 11.14 grams. Mint: Alexandria, Egypt. Date: Regnal year 9 (261-262 AD).
Attribution: A. Geissen, Köln, Katolog Alexandrinischer Kaisermünzen, Cologne, 2908-9; Dattari (Savio) 5286; K&G 90.56; Emmett 3802.9.; CNG 442, 845.

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