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Gallienus

Gallienus
Augustus (AD 253-268)  |  De Imperatoribus Romanis entry

Son of Valerian, Gallienus introduced many military reforms which became the seed of the recovery from the 'third century crisis'. His long reign (for the time) ended ina military conspiracy that saw Claudius Gothicus replace him.


Obverse Legends on coins depicting Gallienus

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Coins of Gallienus currently available

Gallienus
Bronze antoninianus issued AD 267/268.
Obv: IMP GALLIENVS AVG, Radiate head facing right.
Rev: DIANAE CONS AVG, Doe standing right, looking back (E in ex.).<
Fine-Very Fine   |   AUD $30.00
Gallienus
Bronze antoninianus issued AD 265-267.
Obv: GALLIENVS AVG, Radiate head facing right.
Rev: ABVNDANTIA AVG, Abundantia standing emptying cornucopiae, B in left field.<
Very Fine   |   AUD $40.00
Gallienus
Bronze antoninianus issued AD 262.
Obv: GALLIENVS AVG, Radiate bust right.
Rev: PAX AVG, Pax with branch and sceptre, in field right A or delta.<
Very Fine   |   AUD $45.00
Gallienus
Silver antoninianus issued AD 264-266.
Obv: GALLIENVS AVG, Radiate head facing right.
Rev: MARTI PACIFERO, Mars standing holding branch and spear, H in left field.<
Good Fine   |   AUD $50.00
Gallienus
Bronze antoninianus issued AD 260.
Obv: IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS PF AVG, Radiate, draped bust facing right.
Rev: VICTORIA AVG, Victory standing holding palm and presenting wreath to Emperor holding sceptre.<
Nice Very Fine   |   AUD $60.00
Gallienus
Silvered bronze antoninianus issued AD 264-266.
Obv: GALLIENVS AVG, Radiate head facing right.
Rev: MART PACIFERO, Mars stg left holding olive branch and spear, shield resting right.<
Very Fine-Extremely Fine   |   AUD $60.00
Gallienus
Silvered bronze antoninianus issued AD 265.
Obv: GALLIENVS AVG, Radiate, draped bust facing right.
Rev: SAECVLARES AVG, Antelope standing right, branch below.<
Fine-Very Fine   |   AUD $60.00
Gallienus
Silvered bronze antoninianus issued AD 266/267.
Obv: GALLIENVS AVG, Radiate head facing right.
Rev: ABVNDANTIA AVG, Abundantia standing emptying cornucopiae, B in left field.<
Very Fine-Extremely Fine   |   AUD $130.00