Coin of Tium with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Bithynia, Tium

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 6.58 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.1252

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Sarapis, wearing kalathos, stands looking left, left hand holding sceptre, right hand raised.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 10, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.