Coin of Isinda with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Pisidia, Isinda

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 17.83 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.900

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and around.
Reverse: Helmeted rider (god) galloping to right on radiate horse, with spear in right hand (Alexander ). Below, snake and patera.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 125); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour