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Coin Type: Billon antoninianus of Valerian I, 253-260 CE.
Mint and Date: Syrian mint (Sear), Antioch (RIC), or Samosata (Göbl); 256-258 CE
Size and Weight: 22mm, 3.6g
Obverse: IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS P F AVG
Radiate, draped bust right.
Reverse: VIRTVS AVGG
Valerian and Gallienus standing face to face, one holding spear in right hand and globe in left, the other holding spear in left hand and Victory in right.
Ref: RCV (2005) 9995; RIC V 293; Göbl 1687e.
Provenance: diggetal1947 (eBay), March 2002
BW Ref: 005 027 053
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