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511556

Rare Valerianic Dynastic Issue

511556. SOLD $675

BITHYNIA, Nicomedia. Valerian I, with Gallienus and Valerian II Caesar. AD 253-260. Æ (25mm, 9.13 g, 1.5h). Struck AD 256-258. Radiate busts of Valerian I and Gallienus vis-à-vis; below and between them, bust of Valerian II to right / Two temples, with serpent and altar between; above, another temple with standing Demeter within. Cf. RG 408; cf. SNG von Aulock 860; NAC 100, lot 1201 (same obv. die). Gray-brown patina. Good VF. Rare.


Ex N. M. McQ. Holmes Collection; Classical Numismatic Auctions XIV (20 March 1991), lot 587.