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Coin of Tium with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus stands, head left, scepter in left hand, phiale in right. 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, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Tium, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.33 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.864

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins