Coin with bust of Valerian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Troas, Alexandria Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. weight: 3.44 gm. (pierced) die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.596

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right.
IMPLICI VALERIAN
Reverse: Eagle to right holding bull’s head in talons.
CO AVC T[RO]

Pierced.

Provenance

Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America