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Coin of Ephesus with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Cow nursing calf to right. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Ephesus, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 11.42 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

67.872

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins