Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Pontus, Neocaesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 11.10 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

66.931

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: Two temples with prize crown between.
Legend below illegible.
Inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

Credit Line

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