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Sestertius with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Bust of Valerian I, right, laureate, draped and wearing cuirass. IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS PF AVG Reverse: Liberalitas standing left holding a tessera and cornucopia. LIBERALITAS AVGG S.C.

Provenance

By 1935: anonymous private collection; annonymous gift to MFA, May 2, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 255–256

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 18.90 gm.

Accession Number

35.691

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins