BITHYNIA Nicaea Valerian I AD 253-260. Bronze (AE; 22-23mm; 6.35g; 1h). ΠΟV ΛΙΚ OVAΛEPIANOC AVΓ Radiate, draped and cuirassed (?) bust of Valerian to right. Rev. [NIK]AI-E-ΩN Hipparchos seated left on stool, right hand in front of face; in front, column with globe on top; in exergue, [ΙΠΠΑΡΧ]. Very rare.
BMC -; Lindgren III -; Rec.Gen. - cf. 843 (Gallienus) and pl. LXXXVII.36; SNG Cop. -; SNG Hun. -; SNG Leypold -; SNG v.Aulock 717.
From the stock of Von Ohlendorf Munich 1974.