Coin of Attalea with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Pamphylia, Attalea

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 20.06 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.562

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and around.
Reverse: Winged Tyche-Nemesis standing left. Griffin seated left at her feet.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III