Antoninianus - Gallienus PIETAS AVG; Pietas

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Gallienus (253-268)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 260-268
Value Antoninianus = 2 Denarii
Currency Antoninianus, Reform of Caracalla (AD 215 – 301)
Composition Silver
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 289172
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RIC V.1# 505h,
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).505h
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Bust of Gallienus, radiate, left, wearing imperial mantle, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle.

Script: Latin

Lettering: IMP GALLIENVS P F AVG

Translation:
Imperator Gallienus Pius Felix Augustus.
Supreme commander (Imperator), Gallienus, the pious, the fortunate, emperor (Augustus).

Reverse

Pietas, draped, standing left by altar, hands raised and outspread. Officina mark in left field.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
PIETAS AVG
P

Translation:
Pietas Augusti.
Piety of the emperor (Augustus).

Mint

Mediolanum, modern-day Milan, Italy

Comments

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (260-268)  RIC V.1# 505h.1; "P" on reverse in left field
ND (260-268)  RIC V.1# 505h.2; "P" on reverse in right field

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