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Coin of Prostanna with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche standing, head to left, holds cornucopia in left hand, rudder in right. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Prostanna, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 6.08 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1228

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins