BITHYNIA Nicomedia Valerian I AD 253-260. Bronze (AE; 20-21mm; 5.50g; 6h). [ΠO] ΛΙΚ OVAΛEPIANOC AVΓ Radiate, draped and cuirassed (?) bust of Valerian to right. Rev. NIKO/[M]HΔΕΩΝ / ΤΡIC NEΩ/KOPΩΝAgonistic urn containing two palms; on each side of it similar urn containing palm. Av. Countermark: letter H.
BMC – cf. p. 192, 71 (Valerian I, Gallienus, Valerian II); Rec.Gen. p. 570, 405var (two palms in each urn) and pl. XCVIII, 26; SNG Cop. -; SNG Hun. -; SNG Leypold -; SNG v.Aulock 7140.
From the stock of Von Ohlendorf Munich 1974.