Antoninianus - Gallienus MARTI PROPVGNATORI; Mars

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Gallienus (253-268)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 260-268
Value Antoninianus = 2 Denarii (2)
Currency Antoninianus, Reform of Caracalla (AD 215 – 301)
Composition Silver
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 288770
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC V.1# 240f,
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(2).240f
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Bust of Gallienus, radiate, cuirassed, right.

Lettering: GALLIENVS AVG

Translation:
Gallienus Augustus.
Gallienus, emperor (Augustus).

Reverse

Mars, walking right, holding spear in right hand and shield in left hand. Officina mark in left field.

Lettering:
MARTI PROPVGNATORI
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Translation:
Marti Propugnatori.
Mars, the defender.

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 (260-268) 

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