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Coin of Aspendus with bust of Valerian II

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Obverse: Draped bust of Valerian II to right, eagle below. At right: IA Inscriptin in Greek around. Reverse: Inscription in Greek within outer fillets of a wreath in which is another inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 267); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 260–267

Mint

Aspendus, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 18.20 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.248

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins