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Gallienus - Antelope LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Antelope left (head looking up)
Exergue:- Gamma
RIC cf.181 GOBL 716b(1) CUNETIO 1344 CMR 7a3(C)

This variation of the Antelope where the head is looking up isn't depicted in the drawing types for the Antelope in Figure 9 in Appendix 5 of the Cunetio. Although it is not so uncommon as I have seen about 3 or 4 examples coming up for sale in the last couple of years, and there is one example is shown in Gobl but with a different obverse (716u). Judging from the differences recorded between the other example types in Figure 9 in the Cunetio (for example Tigress items 5 & 6, Doe item 20 & 21 or 23 & 240) one would assume that the authors would have also recorded the head being raised on the Antelope had such an example been present. Therefore the logical conclusion is that this variation is unlikely to have been present in the Cunetio Hoard.
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Gallienus - Antelope LeftObverse:- GALLIENVS[AV]G, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [DIANA]ECONSAVG, Antelope left, less common type depicting the antelope half from behind with both rear legs visible.
Exergue:- Gamma
RIC cf.181 GOBL 716b(2) CUNETIO 1345 CMR 7a3(E)

There are 5 coins of this type in the Cunetio Hoard
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Gallienus - Antelope LeftObverse:- GALLI[ENV]SAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- D[IANA]ECONSAVG, Antelope left
Exergue:- Gamma
RIC cf.181 GOBL 716b(1) CUNETIO 1344 CMR 7a3(A)
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Gallienus - Antelope LeftObverse:- GALLIENVS[AVG], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [DIANAE]CONSAVG, Antelope left
Exergue:- ?

I can't quite make out the Officina in the Exergue, it seems more likely to be Gamma, but the horns on this Antelope point it more to the type GOBL 723b which is from the Delta Officina


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Gallienus - Antelope LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Antelope left
Exergue:- Gamma
RIC 181 GOBL 716b(1) CUNETIO 1344 CMR 7a3(B)
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Gallienus - Antelope LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [DIANAE]CONSAVG, Antelope left
Exergue:- Gamma over XII

A very interesting example showing 2 different officina marks in the exergue, and possibly being over struck on a reverse from a 3rd officina. The incuse (impression line from bust) can be clearly seen on the reverse.

This coin was discussed in the following thread
http://www.forumancientcoins.com/board/index.php?topic=100717.0
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Gallienus - Antelope LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIA NAECONSAVG, Antelope left
Exergue:- Gamma
RIC cf.181 GOBL 716b(1) CUNETIO 1344 CMR 7a3(D)

Nice example with long wavy horns and a large gap/break in the reverse legend
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Gallienus - Antelope LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Antelope left
Exergue:- Gamma
RIC 181 GOBL 716b(1) CUNETIO 1344 CMR 7a3(B)

A coin from the Normanby hoard, discovered in 1983 in Normanby, North Lincolnshire

Provenance : Purchased from Art Ancient Ltd and formerly in the collection of W.Katz.
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Gallienus - Antelope LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right curaissed bust with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANA[E]CONSAVG, Antelope left
Exergue:- Retrograde Gamma
RIC cf.181 GOBL 716u var CUNETIO 1344 var CMR 7i3(D) var

There is no record of a retrograde gamma antelope in Gobl or in Cunetio/Venera hoards. The curaissed bust is also rare for the Antelope types with only 3 examples recorded in Gobl and a rarity grade of R4 in CMR (Catalogue Des Monnaies Romaines)

The Catalogue des Monnaies Romaines goes into good details on the bust
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Gallienus - Antelope RightObverse:- [G]ALLIENVSA[VG], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- D[IANAECON]SAVG, Antelope right
Exergue:- Gamma
GOBL 717b CMR 8a3
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Gallienus - Antelope RightObverse:- [GALL]IENVSAV[G], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [DIA]NAECONSAVG, Antelope Right
Exergue:- Off flan
GOBL 717b

From the information published in the Cunetio & Gobl and other examples I've found on the internet (not so many). The near side front leg is always to the rear of the far side front leg (like my other Antelope right). On this particular coin the front legs are the other way round, which could indicate it is not an Antelope type but perhaps one of the Gazelle types. The right facing Gazelle from the XI Officina is quite common, however the rear legs are always seen from behind and the horns are usually short and straight rather than curvy. The right facing Gazelle from the XII Officina is uncommon and does have examples with both sets of legs in the same position as this coin, but again the horns are different, longer, straight and sweeping back over the body rather than curvy. It is a shame the Officina mark is off flan, but for the time being I'll stick with an Antelope attribution until further research informs me otherwise.
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Gallienus - Antelope/Gazelle ImitationsObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- IANACONSER??TRI Antelope/Gazelle Right
Exergue:- blank

Two examples of imitations which I believe are contemporary, both coins are noticeably lighter in weight and seem to be created with the same pair of dies. The position of the antelope in relation to the bust is slightly different for both coins.
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Gallienus - BoarObverse:- [GALLIEN]VSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- HE[RCVLICONSAV]G, Boar right
Exergue:- E
RIC 202 GOBL 729b CUNETIO 1367 CMR 16a5
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Gallienus - Bull LeftObverse:- [GALLIE]NVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- SOLICON[SAVG], Bull left
Exergue:- XI
RIC 285var GOBL 748b CUNETIO 1407 CMR 27a11
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Gallienus - Bull LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head left with radiate crown
Reverse:- SOLICONSAVG, Bull left
Exergue:- XI
RIC 285var GOBL 748c CUNETIO 1407var CMR 27a+11

The left facing bull is one of the rarest type in the zoo series. CMR gives it a rarity value of R4 indicating that there are 2 to 5 known examples. The left facing standard type of bust is equally rare. In CMR there are only two types of reverses recorded with it, the right face bull and the left facing goat, again both have the rarity value of R4 indicating that there are 4 to 10 known examples of zoo series having this bust.

This coin combines both and is the only known example, a real rarity amongst the rare :)
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Gallienus - Bull RightObverse:- GALLIEN[VSAVG], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- SOLIC[ONSAV]G, Bull standing right
Exergue:- XI
RIC 285 GOBL 749b CUNETIO 1404 CMR 28a11
(purchased from the FORVM shop)
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Gallienus - CapreolusObverse:- [GA]LLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- IVNONICONSAVG, Combination of Goat/Stag Left
Exergue:- Delta
RIC 224 GOBL 725b CUNETIO Not listed

Rare Gallienus mule with reverse of Salonina

Provenance :- Purchased from Harlan J Berk
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Gallienus - CapricornObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- NEPTVNOCONSAVG, Capricorn right
Exergue:- Stigma
RIC 245 GOBL 732b CUNETIO 1377:1 CMR 24a6
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Gallienus - CapricornRoman Provincial Coins
Gallienus, Anazarbos, 253-268
Obverse:- Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust
Reverse:- Capricorn on globe
Triassarion 253/254 (year 272)
AE. 5,81 g.
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Gallienus - CapricornObverse:- [G]ALLIENVS AVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- NEPTVNO CONS AVG, Capricorn right
Exergue:- Stigma
RIC 245 GOBL 732b CUNETIO 1377:1 CMR 24a6

Die match E-auction 32-11156
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Gallienus - CapricornObverse:- GALLIENVS[AV]G, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [NEPTVN]OCONSAVG, Capricorn right
Exergue:- Stigma
RIC 245 GOBL 732b CUNETIO 1377:1 CMR 24a6
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Gallienus - Centaur LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAVG, Centaur left with globe but missing the rudder
Exergue:- H

CMR 1a8(A)
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Gallienus - Centaur LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAVG, Centaur left with globe and rudder
Exergue:- H (off flan)

CMR 1a8(A)
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Gallienus - Centaur LeftObverse:- GALLIENVS[AV]G, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLI[NICONSAVG], Centaur left with globe and rudder
Exergue:- H
RIC 164 GOBL 738b CUNETIO 1386 CMR 1a8(A)
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Gallienus - Centaur Left Obverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAVG, Centaur facing left with globe & rudder
Exergue:- H
RIC 164 GOBL 738b CUNETIO 1386 CMR 1a8(A)
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Gallienus - Centaur Left Obverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLIN[ICONS]AVG, Centaur facing left with globe & rudder
Exergue:- H
RIC 164 GOBL 738b(2) CUNETIO 1386 CMR 1a8(B)

Much less common variation with both fore feet on the ground. Note there are no examples with the fore feet on the ground shown in Gobl, presumably an oversight, since the variation was known before being published in the Cunetio. I've added the (2) to the Gobl reference number in imitation of the classification of the same difference in the right facing Centaurs i.e. 735b(1) & 735b(2)
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Gallienus - Centaur LeftObverse:- GALLIEN[VSAVG], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLIN[ICONSAVG], Centaur facing left with globe & rudder
Exergue:- H
RIC 164 GOBL 738b(2) CUNETIO 1386 CMR 1a8(B)

Another example of the less common variation with both fore feet on the ground. Again I've added the (2) to the Gobl reference number in imitation of the classification of the same difference that occur in the right facing Centaurs i.e. 735b(1) & 735b(2)
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Gallienus - Centaur RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICO[NSAVG], Centaur right with crossbow
Exergue:- Z
RIC 163 GOBL 735b(1) CUNETIO 1378
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Gallienus - Centaur RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAVG, Centaur right with bow, less common variation with both forelegs on the ground
Exergue:- Z
RIC ---- GOBL 735b(2) CUNETIO 1378 CMR 2a7(B)
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Gallienus - Centaur RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAVG, Centaur right with crossbow
Exergue:- Z
Interesting double strike on reverse. On the obverse there seems to be an impressed Centaur of the same type.
RIC 163 GOBL 735b(1) CUNETIO 1378 CMR 2a7(A)
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Gallienus - Centaur RightObverse:- [GALLI]ENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [AP]OLLINICONSAVG, Centaur right with bow
Exergue:- Z
RIC 163 GOBL 735b(1) CUNETIO 1378 CMR 2a7(A)
Interesting centaur with an unusually shaped raised foreleg, perhaps a die cutters attempt at making the near side leg raised or some remnant of the actual die cutting process.
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Gallienus - Centaur RightObverse:- GALL[I]ENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAVG, Centaur right with spear (or perhaps crossbow)
Exergue:- Z
RIC 163 GOBL 735b(1) CUNETIO 1378 CMR 2a7(A)

This is another example where the front fore leg seems to continue round to the back of the Centaur.
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Gallienus - Centaur RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAVG, Centaur right with bow, less common variation with both forelegs on the ground
Exergue:- Z
RIC ---- GOBL 735b(2) CUNETIO 1378 CMR 2a7(B)
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Gallienus - Centaur RightObverse:- GALLIEN[V]S[AVG], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [AP]OLLINICON[SAV]G, Centaur right with bow
Exergue:- Retrograde Z
RIC 163 GOBL 736b CUNETIO 1382 CMR 2a7(A) var
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Gallienus - Centaur RightObverse:- GALLIEN[V]S[AVG], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAV[G], Centaur right with bow
Exergue:- Retrograde Z
RIC 163 GOBL 736b CUNETIO 1382 CMR 2a7(A) var

Second example with a retrograde Z officina
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Gallienus - CriocampObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- MERCVRIOCONSAVG, Criocamp right
Exergue:- H
RIC 242 GOBL 741b CUNETIO 1389
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Gallienus - Doe LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Doe standing left, looking right
Exergue:- E
RIC 177 GOBL 727b CUNETIO 1365
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Gallienus - Doe LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONS[AVG], Doe standing left, looking right
Exergue:- E
RIC 177 GOBL 727b CUNETIO 1365

This is likely to be a rare variation of the left standing doe looking right, where the front legs are in the reversed position to the usual type. This is only example I've personally seen so far. The Left standing Doe is a good deal more uncommon than Right standing Doe the Cunetio lists 37 verses 228, GOBL records 38 verses 227, while La Verena 16 against 128 .

As a note of caution when comparing the figures quoted in the Gobl with those of Cunetio / Verena or other hoards. Some of the examples pictures in Gobl are referenced as coming from these hoards, therefore it is probable that some of these coins were also likely to have been included in his survey figures. Since the total numbers in Gobl clearly don't included all the coins from Cunetio & Verena or other hoards, this "double bubble" comparison could potentially skew the figures (probably making rarer coins seem less rare). That said Gobl's figures are not so far away in terms of percentages from either the Cunetio or Verena hoards & this may well have been a deliberate undertaking by the author.
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Gallienus - Doe RightObverse:- IMPGALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Doe walking right, looking left
Exergue:- E
RIC 176 GOBL 728z CUNETIO 1357
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Gallienus - Doe RightObverse:- IMPGALLIENVSA[VG], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECO[N]S[AV]G, Doe walking right, looking left
Exergue:- E
RIC 176 GOBL 728z CUNETIO 1357
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Gallienus - Doe RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Doe walking right, looking left
Exergue:- E
RIC 177 GOBL 728b CUNETIO 1361
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Gallienus - Doe RightObverse:- [I]MPGALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAV[G], Doe standing right, looking left
Exergue:- E
RIC 176 GOBL 728z CUNETIO 1357

At first glance you will might think this is another standard right standing doe looking left. However the front legs are the wrong way round to most other examples, the fore leg on this example being behind the far side leg (rather than to the front). This variation is not shown in types in the Cunetio in figure 9 Appendix 5. Nor does there seem to be any distinction made in Gobl between the two variations. Differences of a similar nature are show in the doe type and other types so one would assume that this variation was not found in the Cunetio Hoard nor in any of the reference sources for Gobl. Possible making it rare or at least uncommon. During my research I found 2 other examples.
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Gallienus - Doe RightObverse:- [GALLIENV]SA[VG], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONS[AVG], Doe standing right, looking left
Exergue:- e off flan
RIC 177 GOBL 728b CUNETIO 1361

In bad condition, but this is one of the other doe coins that I previously mentioned which has the forelegs reversed to the normal type.

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Gallienus - Doe RightObverse:- IMPGALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [DIANA]ECONSAVG, Doe walking right, looking left rear seen from behind
Exergue:- E
RIC 176 GOBL 728z CUNETIO 1357

The first (and better) of two coins where the doe's rear is seen from behind. Accordingly there was only one single example of this variation in the Cunetio hoard.
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Gallienus - Doe RightObverse:- [...][GALLIENVS]AVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANA[ECONSAVG], Doe walking right, looking left, rear seen from behind
Exergue:- E
RIC 176/7 GOBL 728b/z CUNETIO 1360

Second example where the rear is seen from behind. This is one of those coins where it is impossible to say if the obverse legend is an IMPGALLIENVS or just GALLIENVS fortunately 3 coins in the Cunetio Hoard seem to be same hence the singular Cunetio Reference.
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Gallienus - Doe RightObverse:- IMPGAL[LIEN]VSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [D]IANAECONSA[VG], Doe standing right, looking left
Exergue:- [E]
RIC 176 var GOBL 728z var CUNETIO 1357 var CMR 10bb5

The standard right facing bust with both ties off the shoulder (type F Gobl, type b CMR) is not a very common bust, most examples come from the tigress type, but they have been recorded on left & right facing centaurs, left facing stags and right facing XI gazelles. Now we can add the Doe standing right facing left type to this list.

This particular coin has a IMP prefix on the bust legend. As far as I know it is the only recorded example of this f type bust with the IMP GALLIENVS legend.
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Gallienus - Gazelle XI LeftObverse:- GAL[LIENVS]AVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAE[CONSAVG], Gazelle left, rear seen from behind
Exergue:- XI
RIC 181 GOBL 746b CUNETIO 1403

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Gallienus - Gazelle XI LeftObverse:- [GA]LLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAE[CONSAVG], Gazelle left, rear seen from behind
Exergue:- XI
RIC 181 GOBL 746b CUNETIO 1403

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Gallienus - Gazelle XI LeftObverse:- [G]ALLIENVS[AVG], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [D]IANAEC[ONSAVG], Gazelle left, rear seen from behind
Exergue:- XI
RIC 181 GOBL 746b CUNETIO 1403

Unusual long flowing horns for the Gazelle XI left, the front left leg is forward as oppose to the right leg (compared to my other two examples)
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Gallienus - Gazelle XI RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Gazelle Right
Exergue:- XI
RIC 181 GOBL 747b CUNETIO 1401

Let me draw your attention to the mustache which seems particularly well preserved on this coin.
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Gallienus - Gazelle XI RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Gazelle Right
Exergue:- XI
RIC 181 GOBL 747b CUNETIO 1401

Generally with the Gazelle XI facing right coins the near side front leg is forward of the far side leg, however this coin has the front legs the other way around. This is another variation that isn't detailed in Appendix 5 figure 9 of the Cunetio.
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Gallienus - Gazelle XI RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAV[G], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [D]IANAEC[ON]SAVG, Gazelle Right
Exergue:- XI
RIC 181 GOBL 747b CUNETIO 1401

A second coin with front legs the switched around to usual way.
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Gallienus - Gazelle XI RightObverse:- G[ALLIENV]SAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Gazelle Right
Exergue:- IX
RIC 181 GOBL ???? CUNETIO ????

Rare/unlisted example with IX for the officina mark in the exergue. So far I've not found any other examples although there is a left facing IX gazelle listed in the Venera hoard (LV79)
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Gallienus - Gazelle XII LeftObverse:- GALLIEN[VSA]VG, Head right cuirassed bust with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Gazelle left
Exergue:- XII
RIC 181 GOBL 750u CUNETIO 1410
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Gallienus - Gazelle XII LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECO[N]SAVG, Gazelle left
Exergue:- XII
RIC 181 GOBL 750b CUNETIO 1408

At first glance this coin seems to have an XI in the exergue, however according to the Cunetio one of the subtle differences between the coins of the XI & XII officina are the rear legs, those from XI are seen from behind, whilst those from XII are not. On closer inspection and only in right light you can just make out a raised area which corresponds to the missing I (see small picture in the middle). Whether this was done deliberately or not is not for me to make judgements but it does at least keep the coin in line with the Cunetio statement about the rear legs. The only other coin I came across which maybe refute this statement for the XI Gazelle can be found in the coin project (http://www.coinproject.com/coin_detail.php?coin=218931).
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Gallienus - Gazelle XII LeftObverse:- IMPGALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECO[N]SAVG, Gazelle left
Exergue:- XII
RIC 181 GOBL 750z CUNETIO ----
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Gallienus - Gazelle XII LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAV[G], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAE[CONSAV]G, Gazelle Left
Exergue:- IIX
RIC ???? GOBL ???? CUNETIO ????

An interesting piece with a Officina mint mark error. The style of the gazelle could make it possibly a contemporary imitation. The X is a particularly interesting shape looking more like a cross rather than X, maybe simply an unintentional coincidence or perhaps we could tentatively speculate that it was deliberate act by an early Christian die maker?. Different dies to the ZF57 example in Gobl, and to the coin in Helveticas collection (referenced in Gallienus RIC list).
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Gallienus - Gazelle XII LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right Paludamentrest (portion of clock) on both shoulders with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Gazelle left
Exergue:- XII
RIC 181 GOBL 750e CUNETIO ????

This coin looks like it is a die match for the coin example listed (incorrectly) as 746e in Gobl
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Gallienus - Gazelle XII RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Gazelle Right
Exergue:- XII
RIC 181 GOBL 751b CUNETIO 1415
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Gallienus - Gazelle XII Right Obverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown, draped and cuirassed
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Gazelle Right
Exergue:- XII (off flan)
RIC ??? GOBL ???? CUNETIO ????

I've listed this one as a Gazelle from the XII officina. The rear legs are wrong according to the Cunetio for the Gazelle XI types. Plus the front legs seem to be wrong for the Antelope Gamma types. The shape of the horns seem more in keeping with the Gazelle XII Type rather than both of the other types. The right facing Gazelle XII types seems to be more common than the right facing Antelope types.

The bust seems to be the type listed in Göbl as "Paludamentum über Cüraß" (Paludamentum is a roman cloak/cape, über = over & Cüraß = Cuirass which is a piece of armour which covers the torso) this is abbreviated as PCh in the tables. In table 20 which is where the animal series for Rome can be found, there is only listed a PCh2 bust type, the 2 digit relating to the ties/ribbons which would be hanging freely. This coin however seems to have one tie draped over the shoulder like the standard right facing busts which is indicated by the 1 digit (B1 for example for the standard right facing bust). This would make the bust type a PCh1 of which there are few examples in Göbl (for example table 7 38r) but none recorded in table 20 for the animal series.
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Gallienus - Gazelle XII RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- DIANAECONSAVG, Gazelle Right seen from behind
Exergue:- XII
RIC ??? GOBL ???? CUNETIO ????

Rare example of a right facing Gazelle XII but seen from behind, which fly's in the face of the Cunetio statement about XI Gazelles only being seen from behind & XII Gazelles not.

Provenance :- Purchased from Harlan J Berk formally a lunalucifera.com coin
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Gallienus - Goat LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- IOVICON[SA]VG, Goat left
Exergue:- Stigma
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Gallienus - Goat LeftObverse:- [GA]LLIENVS[AVG], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [IOVICON]SAVG, Goat left
Exergue:- Stigma

Possibly an ex-museum piece
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Gallienus - Goat LeftObverse:- [GA]LLIE[NV]SAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- IOVICONSAVG, Goat left
Exergue:- Stigma (off flan)
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Gallienus - Goat LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right cuirassed bust with radiate crown one tie over shoulder
Reverse:- IOV[I]CO[NSAV]G, Goat left
Exergue:- Stigma
RIC 207 GOBL 730S CUNETIO ????

Another rare example of the cuiraissed bust with one tie over the shoulder. There are 5 recorded examples in Gobl for this bust (type CV1) but none marked against the left facing Goat reverses. In my collection there is one example of a left facing griffin (also not recorded in Gobl) with the same bust.
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Gallienus - Goat RightObverse:- GALLI[ENV]SAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [IOVICON]SAVG, Goat right
Exergue:- Stigma
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Gallienus - Goat RightObverse:- GALL[IENV]SAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- IOVIC[ON]SAVG, Goat right
Exergue:- Stigma
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Gallienus - Griffin LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAVG, Griffin left
Exergue:- Delta
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Gallienus - Griffin LeftObverse:- IMPGALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAVG, Griffin Left
Exergue:- Delta
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Gallienus - Griffin LeftObverse:- IMPGALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAVG, Griffin Left
Exergue:- Delta (off flan)
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Gallienus - Griffin LeftObverse:- GALLIENVS[AVG], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICOSAVG, Griffin left
Exergue:- Delta
Interesting engravers error in reverse legend missing the N in CONS
RIC 166 GOBL 718b CUNETIO 1351
http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/gallienus/RIC_0166var.jpg
http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/ric/gallienus/RIC_0166var.txt
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Gallienus - Griffin LeftObverse:- GALL[IENVSAV]G, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APLLIN[I]CONSAVG, Griffin left
Exergue:- Delta
A second coin showing an engravers error in reverse legend missing the O in APOLLINI
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Gallienus - Griffin LeftObverse:- [GALLIE]NVSAV[G], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAV[G], Griffin left
Exergue:- Delta
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Gallienus - Griffin LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right cuirassed bust with radiate crown one tie over shoulder
Reverse:- [APOLLINICONS]AVG, Griffin Left
Exergue:- Delta

RIC --- GOBL 718s CUNETIO ----

Rare example of the cuiraissed bust with one tie over the shoulder. There are 5 recorded examples in Gobl for this bust (type CV1) but none marked against the Griffin reverses.
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Gallienus - Griffin LeftObverse:- ]IMPGAL]LIENVS[AVG], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [APO]LLINI[CON]SAVG, Griffin Left
Exergue:- Delta
RIC 165 GOBL 718b CUNETIO 1348

Rather an unusual style for the Griffin types, an odd looking head which might be the die cutters attempt at having the rear wing in a more foreshortening position or on second thoughts it is more likely to be an attempt at getting the head looking up (like some of the other animal types do). Also notice the tail is cut with lines and circles giving it a somewhat bony-like appearance.
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Gallienus - Griffin RightObverse:- IMPGALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAVG, Griffin right
Exergue:- Delta
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Gallienus - Griffin RightObverse:- IMPGALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- APOLLINICONSAVG, Griffin right
Exergue:- Delta
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Gallienus - Hippocamp Left Obverse:- GALL[IENVSAV]G, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- NEPT[VNOCONSAV]G, Hippocamp left
Exergue:- N
RIC 245 var GOBL 742b CUNETIO Not Listed
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Gallienus - Hippocamp RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- NEPTVNOCONSAVG, Hippocamp right
Exergue:- N
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Gallienus - Hippocamp RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- NEPTVNOCONSAVG, Hippocamp right
Exergue:- N
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Gallienus - Hippocamp RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right cuirassed bust with radiate crown
Reverse:- NEPTVNOCONSAVG, Hippocamp right
Exergue:- N
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Gallienus - Hippocamp RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- NEPTVNOCONSAVG, Hippocamp right
Exergue:- N
RIC 245 GOBL 743b CUNETIO 1392
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Gallienus - Hippocamp RightObverse:- GALLIENVSA[VG], Head right cuirassed bust with radiate crown
Reverse:- NEPTVNOCON[SAVG], Hippocamp right
Exergue:- N
RIC 245 GOBL 743u CUNETIO 1393
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Gallienus - Hippocamp RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- NEPTVNOCONSAVG, Hippocamp right
Exergue:- N
RIC 245 GOBL 743b CUNETIO 1392
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Gallienus - Hippocamp RightObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- NEPTVNOCONSAVG, Hippocamp right
Exergue:- N
RIC 245 GOBL 743b CUNETIO 1392
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Gallienus - Hippocamp RightObverse:- G[ALLI]ENVSAVG, Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- [NEPTV]NOCONSAVG, Hippocamp right
Exergue:- N
RIC 245 GOBL 743b CUNETIO 1392
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Gallienus - Hippocamp RightObverse:- [GA]LLIENVS[AVG], Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- NEPTVNOCONSAV[G], Hippocamp right
Exergue:- N
RIC 245 GOBL 743b CUNETIO 1392
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Gallienus - LionObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG , Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- HERCVLICONSAVG , Lion walking left
Exergue:- A
(ex lunalucifera.com coin)
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Gallienus - Pegasus LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG , Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- SOLICONSAVG , Pegasus springing left with reins
Exergue:- A
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Gallienus - Pegasus LeftObverse:- GALLIENVSAVG , Head right with radiate crown
Reverse:- SOLICONSAVG , Pegasus springing left
Exergue:- A
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