Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–254


Mint: Cilicia, Anazarbus

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 10.66 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

64.1405

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: Dionysos reclines on panther to right, thyrsos in his left hand, right raised to his head.
Inscriptions in Greek around, in field and in exergue.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour