A.K.Collection: Coin ID B75 from Lot no. 1020

   

Valerian I AD 253-260. Antoninianus (AR; 19-20mm; 3.61g; 12h) Samosata 2nd issue, 256-260. IMP C P LIC VA[LERIANV]S P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from front. Rev. RESTITVTORI-ENTIS Turreted female standing right, presenting wreath to Sol (naked!) standing left and holding spear. Very rare variant.

C. 189var; Cunetio -; MIR 36, -; mt 1, 2009 p. 124 and pl. 22 (this coin illustrated); RIC V, I p. - cf. 60, 287 (Antioch).

From the Rosche collection 1994.

 

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