Coin of Tarsus with bust of Valerian I
Mint: Cilicia, Tarsus
Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 25.31 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right.
In field left and right, Greek letter.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Roma, helmeted, stands to left holding Nike with wreath in right hand, spear in left hand. Shield beside spear.
Inscriptions in Greek at left, right, and around.
By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 174); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour