A.K.Collection: Coin ID G18 from Lot no. 1070

   

Alexandria Valerian II as Caesar AD 256-258. Tetradrachm (Potin; 22-23mm; 10.95g; 10h) 256/257. Π ΛΙK KOP OVAΛEPIANOC KAIC CEB Bare bust, draped and cuirassed, of Valerian II to right. Rev. Homonoia standing left, raising right arm and holding double cornucopiae in left; in field, L - Δ (= year 4).

Alexandria p. 44 and p. 132 pl. 29 (this coin illustrated); BMC p. 296, 2284 (Saloninus); Dattari 5358 (Saloninus) (this coin); Geissen 2993 (Valerian II); Holmes collection 833.

From the Dattari collection and from the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1981.

 

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