Medallion with bust of Valerian I

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 255–257


Mint: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 069.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 19.28 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

58.97

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Medallions

Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right.
IMPCPLICVALERIANVSPFAVG
Reverse: The three Monetae.
MONETAE AVGG

Provenance

By date unknown: British Museum Collection; 1955: acquired by a U.S. Private Collection through an exchange with the British Museum; anonymous gift to MFA in Memory of Mr. L. Forrer, Sr., February 13, 1958

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Mr. L. Forrer, Sr.