IONIA Ephesos Valerian I AD 253-260. Bronze (AE; 27mm; 8.89g; 8h). AVT K ΠΟ ΛΙΚΙΝI OVAΛEPIANOC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian to right. Rev. EΦECIΩN – [Δ] – NEΩ-KOPΩN Artemis advancing right, drawing arrow from quiver at her shoulder with right hand, holding bow in left; at her feet, hound running right.
BMC 360var; SNG Hun. 1739; SNG Cop. 502; SNG Leypold 621; SNG Mü. 236Var (legends); SNG v.Aulock 1922var (legends).
From the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1979.