#9522 BRONZE Antoninianus - 253 to 268 AD Reign of Gallienius - For Sale
#9522 BRONZE Antoninianus - 253 to 268 AD Reign of Gallienius
Historical Context: P. Licinius Egnatius Gallienus, son of Valerian, was made co-emperor in 253 AD soon after his father elevation. After the capture of Valerian by the Persians, Gallienus became a ruler of the whole empire subject not only to fierce barbarian attacks, but rent by internal revolts, famine and plagues. Gallienus was murdered at the siege of Milan .
Rev: Mars holding shield
Diameter: 19 mm diameter (almost the size of a US Penny)
Condition: Very Fine