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Antoninianus with bust of Valerian II, struck under Valerian I and Gallienus

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Obverse: Bust of Valerian II, radiate, draped, right. VALERIANVSCAES Reverse: Jupiter as infant seated front on goat Amalthea walking right; his right arm is extended with his left hand he seizes right horn of Amalthea. IOVICRESCENTI

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 255

Mint

Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 3.56 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

01.5011

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins