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ID:     GP817
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Bithynia
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Gallienus
Date Ruled:     AD 253-268
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Tetrassarion
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 253-268
Diameter:     22.5 mm
Weight:     6.58 g
Obverse Legend:     ΠOY ΛI EΓ ΓAΛΛIHNOC
Obverse Description:     Radiate and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     NIKAIEΩN
Reverse Description:     Dionysos, holding kantharos and thyrsos, seated left in quadriga of elephants
Primary Reference:     SNG VA 725 (same obver
Reference2:     Rec Gen 836 var (obv legend)
Reference3:     BMC 154 var (same)
Reference4:     SNG Cop -, Weiser -
Photograph Credit:     Marcy
Source:     http://mk.shahrazad.net/gallienus/