Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Pisidia, Sagalassus

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 14.97 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1982.232

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 around and at right.
Reverse: Hermes to left, head turned back, caduceus in raised right hand, purse (?) in raised left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1981: with Frank Sternberg, Bahnhofstrasse 84, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland (Sternberg auction 11, November 20-21, 1981, lot 345); by 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, April 14, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour