Coin of Corycus with bust of Valerian I
Mint: Cilicia, Corycus
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.53 gm. Die Axis: 5
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Nude Dionysos, standing front, looking left, left hand on thyrsos tied with fillet, right holding grapes. Panther at feet. To left, three-legged stand of lion heads and legs holding prize vase with caduceus, palm branch and aplustre.
Inscriptions in Greek on cauldron, in exergue, and around.
See attached media
By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 216); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour