Diva Mariniana. The wife of Valerian, who died before he came to the throne in 253.
|Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 217. Estimate CHF600.
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010.
Sold For CHF1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Antoninianus (Silver, 2.66 g 12), Viminacium, 253-254. DIVAE MARINIANAE Veiled and draped bust of Mariniana on crescent to right. Rev.
CONSECRATIO Apotheosis of Mariniana: Mariniana, draped, raising right hand and holding scepter, flying upwards on peacock to right. Cohen 16. MIR 36, 850b. RIC 6. A remarkably well-struck example with a particularly delicate portrait. Good extremely fine.