Antoninianus with bust of Valerian I

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 256–257


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 2.98 gm.

Accession Number

32.1404

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped bust of Valerian I to right.
IMPCPLICVALERIANVSPFAVG
Reverse: Apollo standing front, head left, laurel branch in right hand, lyre in left.
 APOLINICONSERVA

Provenance

Source unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified