Coin of Nicomedia with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Bithynia, Nicomedia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.10 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.536

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Radiate emperor riding right, with lance.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

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