Coin of Alexandria with bust of Valerian I
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.45 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Bust of Valerian, laureate, right, wearing paludamentum, cuirass and aegis.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Elpis standing left, holding flower in raised right hand and raising skirt of chilton with left.
Inscription in Greek left and right in field.
By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation