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Coin of Anemurium with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bustof Valerian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tetrastyle temple, arched at center, within which Tyche stands holding cornucopia and rudder. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. See media screen for Greek inscriptions.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 154); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Anemurium, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 8.97 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.922

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins