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Coin of Sillyum with bust of Valerian II

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Valerian II to right, eagle below. Inscriptions in Greek in front and around. Reverse: Bust of Mên right, crescent behind. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 256–258

Mint

Sillyum, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 16.33 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.165

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins