Coin of Ephesus with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 11.42 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

67.872

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cow nursing calf to right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

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