Antoninianus - Gallienus MINERVA AVG; Minerva

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
Weight 4.2 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 289478
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RIC V.1# 651f,
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).651f
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

Minerva, helmeted, draped, standing right or left, with spear and shield. Officina mark in exergue.

Lettering:
MINERVA AVG
SPQR

Translation:
Minerva Augusta.
Minerva, the venerable.

Comments

Mass varies: 3.15–5.11 g;
Diameter varies: 21.5–22 mm;

Example of this type:
American Numismatic Society (ANS)

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# 651f.1; "SPQR" on reverse in exergue
ND (260-268)  RIC V.1# 651f.2; palm-branch right on reverse in exergue
ND (260-268)  RIC V.1# 651f.3; palm-branch left on reverse in exergue

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