Coin with bust of Valerian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.d. 253–260


Mint: Troas, Alexandria Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. weight: 6.66 gm. die axis: 11

Accession Number

84.597

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right.
IMPLICVALERIANVS
Reverse: Wolf right, suckling twins.
Above: COLAVG TRO (in ex.)

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