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Rome, 253-254 AD. Æ sestertius, 14.27 gr., 27 mm.

Obv: IMP C P LIC [GALLI]ENUS AUG; laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to the right.

Rev: VIRT[U]S AUGG; Virtus standing facing, holding spear in left hand and right hand on shield set on ground; in exergue: S C.

Ref: RIC 248.

Struck on the usual irregular flan, nevertheless Very fine.
From the collection of Jens Georg Feierabend, privately acquired from Hanseatische Münzhandlung Bremen.