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A billon antoninianus of the emperor Gallienus with a reverse showing Hercules Coin Type: Billon antoninianus of Gallienus, joint reign with Valerian 254-260 CE, sole reign 260-268 CE.
Mint and Date: Antioch, 266-267 CE.
Size and Weight: 21mm, 3.4g
Radiate, cuirassed bust right.
Hercules standing facing, head left, leaning on club with right hand, apple in left hand, lion-skin hanging from left forearm.
Exergue: VIIC
Ref: RCV (2005) 10404, RIC V Sole Reign 623; Göbl 1647b.
BW Ref: 007 027 028
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