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Coin of Alexandria Troas with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. IMPLICVALERIANVSAVG Reverse: Apollo Smintheus, standing right, holds bow in left hand, patera in right. Raven at his feet to right. COLAVG - TROAD (the D is shown backwards on the coin).

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 253–260

Mint

Alexandria Troas, Asia: Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 4.62 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1098

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins