CILICIA Corycios Valerian I AD 253-260. Bronze (AE; 33-34mm; 26.29g; 5h). [AV] K ΠΟΛΙΚ-[OVA]Λ[EPIAN]OC Radiate, cuirassed and draped bust of Valerian to right. Rev. KIIΩΤΩ[N AV N]AVA/[PXI]C in exergue, K[ΩPV] Dionysos, naked, standing to front, looking left, holding in right hand bunch of grapes, left hand resting on thyrsos tied with fillet; at his feet, panther; before him, on table with three legs, prize crown containing [winged caduceus, palm branch and aplustre] and inscribed [Θ[EM [I]A; under table, Amphora. Rare.
BMC p. 70, 23; SNG Cop. 124; SNG France 1122; SNG Hun. -; SNG Levante 819; SNG Leypold 2491; SNG v.Aulock 5686.
From the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1969.