Coin of Tabae with bust of Valerian I, struck under Iatrocles

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Asia: Caria, Tabae

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 16.17 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1382

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Artemis stands at left, bow in left hand, reaching for arrow in quiver with right, facing Mên standing with sceptre in left hand, patera in right.
Inscriptions in Greek below and around.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, no. 2728); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour