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Coin Type: Billon antoninianus of Gallienus, joint reign with Valerian 254-260 CE, sole reign 260-268 CE.
Mint and Date: Antioch, 267 CE.
Size and Weight: 20mm x 22mm, 4.04g.
Obverse: GALLIENVS AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: SALVS AVG
Apollo standing left, holding downward-pointing laurel branch in right hand, left arm leaning on a tripod-lebes.
Provenance: David Connors (Vcoins), October 2006
Ref: RCV (2005) 10346, RIC V Sole Reign 610; Göbl 1670k
BW Ref: 027 028 089
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Note 1: This example shows Apollo leaning on a tripod-lebes. See also this specimen which has the tripod without the bowl on top: Antoninianus of Gallienus with Apollo leaning on a tripod.
Note 2: This coin is listed on WildWinds under Gallienus, RIC 610.
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