Coin of Adada with busts of Valerian I and Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Pisidia, Adada

Dimensions

Diameter: 40 mm. Weight: 30.39 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.868

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: At left, bust of Gallienus, laureate, draped, cuirassed, faces laureate, draped bust of Valerian I at right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below.
Reverse: Hexastyle temple with Ionic columns on tall bases; round object in pediment.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 91); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour