Numismatics
Ruler: Valerian, Emperor of Rome, ca. A.D. 190–260, ruled 253–60
Ruler: Gallienus, Emperor of Rome, ca. A.D. 218–268, ruled 253–68
Mint: Tarsus
Artist: Unknown

Copper coin of Valerian from Tarsus

A.D. 253–259/60

Copper

19.75 g, 7:00, 32.00 mm
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
2004.6.3477
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Tarsus, Cilicia
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Blançon, Hannover, Germany, to October 1991, lot 258; Professor Dr. Peter Robert Franke and Leonore Franke, Munich, 1991–2004; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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