RPC X, — (unassigned; ID 61403)


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Coin type
Volume X
Number — (unassigned; ID 61403)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Valerian and Gallienus
Person (obv.) Valerian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Π ΛΙΚ ΒΑΛΕΡΙΑΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian, right, seen from rear
Reverse design the three Theoi Akraioi, semi-nude: one stands facing, raising hand in greeting and holding sceptre; on either side the two other gods stand, each holding a sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 41 mm
Axis 11
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note The figures are presumably the Theoi Akraioi (gods who dwell on the heights). A. B. Cook, Zeus p. 873 no. 10 cited an old reference to a similar reverse type (with an obverse of Zeus Boulaios) in the Medici collection: see https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/86721.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ L: 1970,0909.77