Antoninianus - Gallienus LAETITIA AVGG; Laetitia

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Gallienus (253-268)
Valerian (253-260)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 254-255
Value Antoninianus = 2 Denarii
Currency Antoninianus, Reform of Caracalla (AD 215 – 301)
Composition Silver
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 286570
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RIC V.1# 144f,
Percy H. Webb, Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham; 1927. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 5.1. Valerian to Florian (AD 253–276). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.5.gall(1).144f
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Bust of Gallienus, radiate, cuirassed, right.

Script: Latin

Lettering: IMP C P LIC GALLIENVS AVG

Translation:
Imperator Caesar Publius Licinius Gallienus Augustus.
Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar Publius Licinius Gallienus, emperor (Augustus).

Reverse

Laetitia, draped, standing left, holding wreath in right hand and anchor in left hand.

Script: Latin

Lettering: LAETITIA AVGG

Translation:
Laetitia Duorum Augustorum.
Joy of the two emperors (Augusti).

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (254-255) 

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