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Gallienus, August 253 - September 268 A.D.
Pietas in traditional Latin usage expressed a complex, highly valued Roman virtue; a man or woman with pietas respected his or her responsibilities to the gods, family, other people and entities (such as the state), and understood his or her place in society with respect to others.
RA86673. Billon antoninianus
, GŲbl MIR
1684m (Samosata), RSC IV
792b (Antioch), Hunter IV
J68 (uncertain Eastern), RIC V-1
), SRCV III
10312 (uncertain Syrian), EF, white metal, mint luster, areas of light porosity
, uncertain Syrian mint, weight
3.925g, maximum diameter
21.2mm, die axis
, 256 - 258 A.D.; obverse IMP C P LIC
GALLIENVS P F AVG
, draped, and cuirassed bust
right, from behind; reverse PIETAS AVGG
(to the piety of the two emperors), Valerian and Gallienus
each other, facing center, sacrificing at flaming altar
in center, togate, on left holding eagle-tipped scepter
, on right hand on parazonium
on left side
; from the Jyrki Muona Collection; SOLD
Catalog current as of Friday, April 26, 2019.
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