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Coin of Cotiaeum with bust of Valerian I, struck under P. Aelius Demetrianus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Cybele enthroned left on biga drawn by lions. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: 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

Cotiaeum, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 10.29 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.1176

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins