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Aureus with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Bust of Valerian I, laureate, draped, right. IMPCPLICVALERIANVSAVG Reverse: Victory driving biga right. VICTORIAE AVGG (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1958: with Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd., February 12, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 253

Mint

Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.39 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.52

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins