Antoninianus with bust of Valerian II, struck under Valerian I and Gallienus

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 255


Mint: Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 3.56 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

01.5011

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Valerian II, radiate, draped, right.
VALERIANVSCAES
Reverse: Jupiter as infant seated front on goat Amalthea walking right; his right arm is extended with his left hand he seizes right horn of Amalthea.
 IOVICRESCENTI

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins