Coin of Creteia-Flaviopolis with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Bithynia, Creteia-Flaviopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 7.31 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1313

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Artemis stands right, bow in left hand, reaching for arrow with right.
At feet stag and hound (?) right.
Inscription in Greek.
 Doublestruck.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour