Contributor: Clay Dorminey.
, AD 253-268. AU Aureus (2.69g).
GALLIENVS AVG, his laureate bust right.
FIDES EXERC VIII; Fides facing, looking right, holding legionary eagle and standard.
Unique coin. Similar design on Antoninianus RIC 478 from joint reign. Grade: FDC.
: A cast of this coin is in the British Museum. Planned as a plate coin for Catharine King's revised version of RIC V when issued.
For more information, read the "
" entry from
De Imperatoribus Romanis
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