Gallienus. A.D 153-268. Antoninianus Doe

Gallienus ruled as sole emperor from A.D. 260-268 during one of the most difficult times in the history of the empire. Not only was the empire facing natural disasters and invasions on all sides but he had to face at least 8 rebellions from his own governors and generals! He issued a fantastic group of bronze Antoniniani coins to honour the Gods, asking for their protection against these troubles. We are offering the Doe looking behind her, designed to honour Diana, the sister of Apollo and the goddess of the hunt. This was likely to bring luck to hunting and like her brother, for plagues and disease. The coins are Very Fine but because of the chaos at the time remember they may be a little weakly struck. As always the first to order will get the best. We found the last of these coins from the only other time we ran them, once they are sold at this price, no more will be left...
Availability: In stock
SKU: SGM237-7858
£24.50
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