Coin of Nicaea with busts of Valerian I, Gallienus, and Valerian II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 7.58 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.1318

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate busts of Valerian I and Gallienus facing inwards.
Between, radiate bust of Valerian II right.
Inscriptions in Greek.
Reverse: Three prize crowns containing palms.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock Sylloge, no. 720); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour