Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Pisidia, Sagalassus

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 19.41 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.906

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: Octastyle temple, within which herm-like cult image between altar and torch?. Eagle in pediment.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 133); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour