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Coin Type: Base metal fourée core of an antoninianus of Valerian I, 253-260 CE. Traces of silvering remain.
Mint and Date: Rome, 253-255 CE (if original)
Size and Weight: 18mm x 20mm, 2.9g
Obverse: (IMP) C P LIC VALERIAN(VS AVG)
Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: APOLINI CONSERVA
Apollo standing left holding out a branch and leaning on a lyre which stands on a rock.
Ref:RCV (2005) 9925; RIC V 71; Göbl 72c.
BW Ref: 001 027 007
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