Coin of Sillyum with bust of Valerian II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 256–258


Mint: Pamphylia, Sillyum

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 23.10 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1225

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian II to right.
Eagle with wings spread below.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and around.
Reverse: Asklepios standing, head left, holds serpent-staff in right hand.
At right, Telesphoros.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour