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Coin of Mallus with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right. IMPCLICVALE RIANVSPIFEAVG Reverse: Amphilochos, cloak about neck and left arm, stands, head left, holding laurel branch in right hand. At left, boar. At right, tripod encircled by snake. MALLOCOLONIA in ex.: ...

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Inscription

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Provenance

By 1968: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 1, 1968: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

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

Mint

Mallus, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 19.63 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

68.580

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins