Aureus with bust of Valerian I

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 253


Mint: Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.39 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.52

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Valerian I, laureate, draped, right. IMPCPLICVALERIANVSAVG
Reverse: Victory driving biga right.
VICTORIAE AVGG (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1958: with Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd., February 12, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour