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Coin of Aspendus with bust of Valerian II

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian II to right. Below, eagle with wings spread. At right: IA Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche standing front, head to left, with rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 256–258

Mint

Aspendus, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 15.20 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.2935

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins