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Sale: CNG 61, Lot: 2703. Estimate $250. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2002. 
Sold For $250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ROMAN. SEAL FOR COIN SACK . Lead 37 mm (30.84 gm). Reverse impression VICT GERMANICA, Victory walking left, holding wreath and palm. For reverse of similar coin see Gallienus, Joint reign (253-260 AD), RIC V pg. 68, 3 and Göbl 891. VF. ($250)

The empire faced a very difficult situation during the early years of the joint reign of Valerian ad Gallienus, whom met with considerable success the invasions by various Germanic groups including Franks, Alemanni, Marcomanni and Goths.