About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin portrays the emperor Gallienus, facing right and wearing a type of breastplate called a cuirass and a draped cloak called a paludamentum. On his head he wears a crown of laurels.
On the back (reverse), the goddess Nike stands holding a wreath and a palm branch.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Roman
- Coin Portraying Emperor Gallienus
- Roman Empire
- 253 CE–260 CE
- Diam. 2.5 cm; 12.59 g
- Gift of Robert L. Grover