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LMGLM:2017.4.452

Summary: coin, Antoninianus of Gallienus (sole reign). O: Radiate bust R, GALLIENVS AVG; R: Providentia standing L holding globe and sceptre. X in left field, PROVID AVGIdentification note: After the death of his father in AD 260, Gallienus became sole ruler of the Roman Empire. In the same year, some of the western provinces broke...

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Summary: coin, Antoninianus of Gallienus (sole reign). O: Radiate bust R, GALLIENVS AVG; R: Providentia standing L holding globe and sceptre. X in left field, PROVID AVG

Identification note: After the death of his father in AD 260, Gallienus became sole ruler of the Roman Empire. In the same year, some of the western provinces broke away from the central rule of Rome to form the ‘Gallic Empire’. From 260 until its overthrow in 274, coins were issued by emperors from both the Gallic and Central Empires.

Identification note: layer 4

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