Numismatics
Ruler: Aurelian, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 214–275, ruled 270–75
Ruler: Vaballathus, King of Palmyra and usurper in Syria A.D. 270
Mint: Alexandria

Tetradrachm of Aurelian and Vaballathus from Alexandria

270

Billon

10.36 g, 12:00, 21.00 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Thomas H. Johns, B.A. 1818
2001.87.4294
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
3rd century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Alexandria
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Thomas H. Johns, to about 1854; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1854 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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