A.K.Collection: Coin ID G24 from Lot no. 1070

   

Alexandria Valerian I AD 253-260. Tetradrachm (Potin; 21-23mm; 11.06g; 12h) 258/259. A K Π ΛΙ OVAΛEPIANOC EV EV C Laureate and cuirassed bust of Valerian with aegis to right. Rev. Laureate bust of Zeus to right, himation over left shoulder; in field, L - S (= year 6).

Alexandria p. 45 and p. 133 pl. 2 (this coin illustrated); BMC p. 278, 2122; Dattari 5180 'fabbrica barbara' (this coin); Geissen 2876.

From the Dattari collection and from the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1970.

 

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