Coin of Attalea with bust of Valerian II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 256–258


Mint: Pamphylia, Attalea

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 16.07 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.832

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian II to right.
In front: I.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Prize crown on table.
Inscriptions in Greek around and on and below table.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 46); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour