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Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Two temples with prize crown between. Legend below illegible. Inscription in Greek around. (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, November 9, 1966

Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Neocaesarea, Pontus

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 11.10 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

66.931

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins