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Coin of Colybrassus with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Inscription in Greek around and at right. Reverse: Athena stands to left, spear in left hand, right holds shield supported by stele. Tree beside stele. Boar to right at base. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for...

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Inscription

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Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Colybrassus, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 15.85 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1409

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins