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Coin of Sillyum with bust of Valerian II

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian II to right. Eagle with wings spread below. Inscriptions in Greek at right and around. Reverse: Asklepios standing, head left, holds serpent-staff in right hand. At right, Telesphoros. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Sillyum, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 23.10 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1225

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins