Co 232 (Middle Roman antoninianus of Gallienus from Mediolanum) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC V.1, Gallienus 334, p. 94
Preservation comment
Wear: P. Large part of coin snapped off in two places. Patches of white bronze disease.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 57, no. 758 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Late Roman/Early Byzantine”)
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
Antoninianus
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
18.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.47
Obverse Description
Radiate and cuirassed bust of emperor to left, holding spear in right hand over far shoulder and shield in left hand
Obverse Inscription
GA[LLIENUS] AVG
Reverse Description
Centaur rearing to right, extending left arm forward holding [globe] and right arm flexed back holding club
Reverse Inscription
LEG [II PART VI P] VI F
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Mythological Animal (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 232 (Middle Roman antoninianus of Gallienus from Mediolanum).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0232>