Roman Silver Antoninianus of Gallienus (AD 253-268) NGC(Medium grade)

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  • Roman Silver Antoninianus of Gallienus (AD 253-268) NGC(Medium grade)
Roman Silver Antoninianus of Gallienus (AD 253-268) NGC(Medium grade)

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  • Order Code: GALLIENUS(AR)NGC
  • Grade/Condition: (Medium grade)
  • Weight/Dimensions: 44.85 g | 3.4 x 2.4 x 0.4
  • Metal: Silver
  • Obverse: Portrait of emperor
  • Reverse: Various pagan deities reflecting contemporary political, military, and religious themes
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While this hard-nosed emperor believed sincerely that he was a demigod come down to earth, Gallienus still managed to implement important reforms in the military. His decision to bar senators from serving as military commanders allowed more equestrians to