As Trebonianus Gallus - Apollo
TREBONIANUS GALLUS. Æ As. Rome, 253 AD.
Obv. IMP CAES C VIB TREB GALLVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust r.
Rev. APOLLO SALVTARI SC Libertas standing left, holding pileus and scepter.
RIC 171; C 22
Rare. Perhaps a reference to the plague that was devastating the empire, and from which Hostilian died. Same obv. die as Lanz 100, lot 318 ( http://www.acsearch.info/record.html?id=179610 ).
Found in the Abruzzi.
Nice untouched natural patina with variations of green.