Can Anyone ID this Gallienus Antoninianus?

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Harry G, Oct 21, 2021.

  1. Harry G

    Harry G Well-Known Member

    Hi all!

    I bought this coin recently, but am having trouble finding a precise attribution.


    It is an antoninianus of Gallienus, PAX AVG reverse, V in right field (this quite faint). The obverse is radiate, draped, curiassed bust facing left, holding spear and shield.

    The closest one I can find is this coin, which was sold by CNG back in 2019


    "Gallienus. AD 253-268. Antoninianus (20.5mm, 2.24 g, 4h). Rome mint, 5th officina. 6th issue, AD 260-261. GALLIENVS AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust left, viewed from front, holding spear and shield / PAX AVG, Pax standing left, holding olive branch and transverse sceptre; V in left field. MIR 36, 366t; RIC V (sole reign) 256; Cunetio 969; Normanby –; Chalfont –. VF, porous, flan crack. Extremely rare, only one noted by MIR (the Cunetio piece, now in BM)."

    However, that coin has the V in the left field, rather than the right field. Would my coin (which is a very minor variation), have its own attribution? If yes, does anyone have any ideas what that is?

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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Found this on acsearch:
    Roman Imperial Coins
    GALLIENUS (253-268). Antoninianus. Rome.
    Radiate and cuirassed bust left.
    Rev: PAX AVG / T.
    Pax standing left, holding branch and sceptre.
    MIR 352s (1 specimen).
    Very rare
    Condition: Very fine.
    Weight: 2.46 g.
    Diameter: 20 mm.

    EDIT: I don't know why the image isn't showing up. It is showing in my draft.
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  4. Roman Collector

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    Because you have to be a registered member of acsearchinfo to see the photos and they can't be transferred by copy and paste to other websites.
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  5. hotwheelsearl

    hotwheelsearl Well-Known Member

    You could try to take a screenshot and post it that way
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    Orange Julius Well-Known Member

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