Coin of Augusta with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–254


Mint: Cilicia, Augusta

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 14.33 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

62.408

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, cuirassed bust of Valerian right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Athena, helmeted, standing looking left, with right hand on lowered shield,
left on spear.
Inscription in Greek.

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