A.K.Collection: Coin ID G23 from Lot no. 1070

   

Alexandria Valerian I AD 253-260. Tetradrachm (Potin; 22mm; 10.58g; 12h) 258/259. A K Π ΛΙ OVA-ΛEPIANOC EV EV C Laureate and cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Rev. Eagle standing left, looking back, wreath in beak, wings closed; in field, L - S (= year 6). Great Portrait!

Alexandria p. 45 and p. 132 pl. 1 (this coin illustrated); BMC p. 281, 2148; Dattari 5186; Geissen 2872.

Ex Numismatik Lanz 22, Munich 10 May 1982, 836.

 

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