RPC X, — (unassigned; ID 63823)

 

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Coin type
Volume X
Number — (unassigned; ID 63823)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Syria
City Heliopolis
Reign Valerian and Gallienus
Person (obv.) Valerian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP CAES P LIC VALERIANVS P F AVG
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL IVL AVG FEL HEL
Reverse design naked athlete standing right, head left holding long palm in left and wreath in right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Sawaya 811–816 (Valerian II)
Specimens 9 (3 in the core collections)
Note For a discussion of the attribution of some pieces to Valerian II, based on a particular obverse die, see introduction.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    P: 1988/218
    B: 18209675, 1873 Fox
    NY: 1948.19.2522
    Beirut: 1715
    Bank of Lebanon 397
    CGT coll. = CNG 355, 15 July 2015, lot 316
    CNG E194, 21 Aug. 2008, 187
    Coll. Fouad Alouf
    ✸ Nomos 32, 8 June 2024, lot 146