Coin of Alexandria Troas with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Asia: Troas, Alexandria Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 4.62 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1098

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right.
IMPLICVALERIANVSAVG
Reverse: Apollo Smintheus, standing right, holds bow in left hand, patera in right. Raven at his feet to right.
COLAVG TROAD (the D is shown backwards on the coin).

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour