Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–254


Mint: Cilicia, Anazarbus

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 18.23 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.451

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Valerian and Gallienus seated to left.
Inscriptions in Greek around, in fields, center, and exergue.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour