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bpv_570298 - GALLIENUS Decassaria

150.00 €(Approx. 163.50$ | 124.50£)
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Type : Decassaria
Date: 260-268
Mint name / Town : Pergé, Pamphylie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 32 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 14,44 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré, échancré à 5 heures à l’usure régulière. Patine granuleuse
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Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé de Gallien à droite vu de trois quarts en arrière (A2).
Obverse legend : AUT KAI PO LI GALLIHNOS - SEB.
Obverse translation : (L’empereur césar Publius Licinius Gallien auguste).


Reverse description : Pan assis à gauche sur un rocher, nu jusqu’à la ceinture,jouant de la flûte de la main droite et tenant le lagobolon de la main gauche.
Reverse legend : PERG-AIWN.
Reverse translation : (de Pergé).


Marque de valeur I (10) devant l’empereur.

Historical background


(07/253-08 or 09/268) Publius Licinius Egnatius Gallienus

August (06/260-08 ou 09/268)

Gallienus, son of Valerian I, was born in 218. He immediately joined by his father to power and charge the West, while his father went to East. He won a brilliant victory over the Germans and consolidate the Rhine-Danube limes. After the capture of Valerian in the East, Gallien faces on all fronts. The empire broke. Gaul, Spain, Germany and Britain secede with Posthumus that was first eliminated Salonin, the son of Gallienus. It is the usurpation of Macrian and Quietus in the East. Gallien will spend the last eight years of his life trying to put the pieces of this empire. Finally, he was assassinated in September 268 under the walls of Milan while besieging Aureolus, the master of the cavalry, who had revolted.

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