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Roman Antoninianus of Valerian. Two emperors reverse.

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Description

Billon antoninianus of Valerian, sole emperor of Rome 253-254 CE, joint emperor with Gallienus 254-260 CE.

Antioch Mint (RIC) or Samosata (Göbl) or Syrian Mint (Sear) – opinions vary. 256-258 CE.

Size and weight: 20mm, 4.3g.

Obverse: IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS P F AVG

Radiate and draped bust right.

Reverse: VIRT-VS AV-GG

Valerian and Gallienus standing facing each other, Valerian (facing right) holding sceptre and globe, Gallienus (facing left) holding Victory and transverse spear.

Reference: Sear RCV (2005) 9995; Göbl 1687e; RIC V 293A.