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Coin of Anemurium with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Mummiform cult statue of Artemis, branch in each hand. Stag at left, doe at right (?). Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1986: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 24, Summer, 1986, no. 103); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 17, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 254–255

Mint

Anemurium, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 9.69 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1986.356

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins