Valerian I AD 253-260. Antoninianus (AR; 21-22mm; 4.19g; 1h) Antioch, 1st issue, 253-255. IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev. VICTOR-IAE AVGG Soldier or Mars standing right, holding spear in right hand, left resting on shield. Rare.
Bigger head of Valerian than previous coin. Rare.
C. 241; Cunetio 822 (4 known); Holmes 494c; MIR 36, 1566 (17 known); RIC V, I p. 55, 225 (Viminacium).
From the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1973.