Valerian I AD 253-260. Antoninianus (AR; 22-24mm; 3.27g; 11h) Samosata 1st issue, 255-256. IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev. VIRT-VS AV-GG Emperors standing face to face, the one holding spear and globe, the other Victory and spear. Rare.
Bigger head of Valerian than following coin.
C. 277; Cunetio 845 (5 known); Holmes 518b; MIR 36, 1681e (19 known); RIC V, I p. 60, 292 (Antioch).
From the stock of F. Sternberg Zurich 1985.