Coin of Ephesus with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 7.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1362

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right.
Counterstamp on shoulder.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Artemis stands to right, bow in left hand, right hand on head.
Tree behind. Stag at right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock sylloge, no. 1926); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour