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Coin of Corycus with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Nude Dionysos, standing front, looking l., l. hand on thyrsos tied with fillet, r. holding grapes. Panther at feet. To l., three-legged stand of lion heads and legs holding prize vase with caduceus,...

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By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 216); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Corycus, Cilicia


Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.53 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


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