Is this Balbinus?

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  1. JayAg47

    JayAg47 Well-Known Member

    I came across this coin described as Valerian, but could this be Balbinus?
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  3. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    I looked like IMP C P L to me which would indicate Valerian.
    I also don't see a coin of Balbinus listed with that reverse.
    My bet is that they are correct with Valerian.
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  4. Tejas

    Tejas Well-Known Member

    I think it is Valerianus I
    I read

    IMP CP LIC V....
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  5. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    That's Valerian.
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  6. ominus1

    ominus1 When in Rome, do as the Romans do Supporter's almost one of those worn coins that can become anything you wish it to...and its a thrill for a moment eh?!...:D...but no, its Valerian l...:)
  7. hotwheelsearl

    hotwheelsearl Well-Known Member

    My first impression was definitely Valerian, just based on portrait style.
  8. hotwheelsearl

    hotwheelsearl Well-Known Member

    Compare legend with this:
    Valerian I AR Ant RIC 89.JPG

    I see IMP C P L-- which points to our favorite stuffed friend.
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  9. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    I agree , it definitely looks like Valerianus.
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