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1'000 EUR
Price realized:
2'600 EUR

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Description

GALLIENUS (253-268). GOLD Aureus. Rome.

Obv: GALLIENVS P F AVG.
Head left (as Demeter), wearing grain wreath.
Rev: VICTORIA AVG.
Gallienus standing left, holding globus and sceptre, and being crowned by Victory standing to right.

MIR 692b; RIC 81; Calicó 3614.

Very rare bust type signifying Gallienus's initiation into the Elysinian Mysteries in Athens.

Condition: Fine.

Weight: 5.02 g.
Diameter: 19 mm.

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