Coin of Mallus with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Cilicia, Mallus

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 19.63 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

68.580

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right.
IMPCLICVALE RIANVSPIFEAVG
Reverse: Amphilochos, cloak about neck and left arm, stands, head left, holding laurel branch in right hand. At left, boar. At right, tripod encircled by snake.
MALLOCOLONIA in ex.: SC
(no crossbars on the letter A in the obverse and reverse legends)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 1, 1968: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock