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Victorinus Antoninianus

Victorinus Antoninianus, Emperor of the Gallic Secessionist Empire AD 269-271, RIC 57, RSC 90, Obverse:  radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Victorinus facing right, IMP C VICTORINVS PF AVG, Reverse:  Pietas standing left, sprinkling incense over an altar, PIETAS AVG, an attractive coin with light chocolate brown toning, a sharp portrait of Victorinus, and an also well struck Pietas on the reverse, but much of both legends are off the small flan.  Nevertheless, this is good quality for Victorinus.  Asking price:  $37 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (see shipping information page)

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Victorinus Antoninianus

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