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Medallion with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right. IMPCPLICVALERIANVSPFAVG Reverse: The three Monetae. MONETAE AVGG

Provenance

By date unknown: British Museum Collection; 1955: acquired by a U.S. Private Collection through an exchange with the British Museum; anonymous gift to MFA in Memory of Mr. L. Forrer, Sr., February 13, 1958

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Mr. L. Forrer, Sr.

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 255–257

Mint

Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 069.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 19.28 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

58.97

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions