Coin of Aspendus with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Pamphylia, Aspendus

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 22.35 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.1151

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right.
Inscriptions in Greek in front and around.
Reverse: Hades, enthroned left, holds sceptre in left hand, right extended. Cerberus at his feet left.
Inscription in Greek.

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