Gallienus.

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Description

Egypt, Alexandria. AD 264-265. BI tetradrachm, 11 gr., 22.9 mm.

Obv: AVT K Π ΛIK ΓAΛΛIHNOC CEB; laureate and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to the right.

Rev: Athena standing facing, head to the left, holding spear and shield with Gorgon’s head; in left field: LIB (date = year 12), in right field: palm branch.

Ref: Dattari-Savio 5228. Ex F. Sternberg 14 (1984), lot 424; ex F. Sternberg 35 (2000), lot 698.

High relief, dark brown patina. Good extremely fine.

Struck from artistic dies on a generous flan.