Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–254


Mint: Cilicia, Anazarbus

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 18.68 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.2611

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Six prize urns. Middle one in top row contains palm branch.
Inscriptions in Greek in field, around, and in exergue for the date of A.D. 253/4.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour