Coin of Ephesus with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 8.38 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1230

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Artemis, quiver over shoulder, standing facing, with head turned to right, holds long torch transversely with both hands.
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