Coin of Adana with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Cilicia, Adana

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 14.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

66.283

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus, wearing himation, seated left, rests left hand on scepter and holds phiale in right.
Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1966: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., May 11, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour