thenickelguy Posted June 12, 2022 · Member Share Posted June 12, 2022 I like the color of this one. I will confess that I used my photoscape to carefully paint around the coin images. I did pretty good. Gallienus, 253-268. Rome. Antoninianus Mars God of War. rare. Emerald PatinaBronze, 20 mm, 2.27 g, 4 h), Rome, 265-266. GALLIENVS AVGantoninianusThe name given in modern times to a Roman coin thought to be twice the value of a denarius. Originally a silver coin. The amount of silver in the mix dropped drastically over the years, and later antoniniani were hard to tell from copper or bronze.Obv. Radiate and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.Rev. MARTI PACIFERO Mars standing front, head to left, holding branch in his right hand and placing his left on shield set on ground; spear leaning against his left arm; in field to left. 7 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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