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Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 540Auction date: 14 June 2023
Lot number: 297

Lot description:


BITHYNIA, Nicaea. Valerian I. AD 253-260. Æ Tetrassarion (26mm, 9.00 g, 6h). Radiate and cuirassed bust right / Valerian, radiate, in military dress, standing left, holding scepter and clasping hands with Gallienus standing right, radiate, in military dress, holding spear; to right, priest, standing left, sacrifices from patera over altar. RG 805 var. (bust left); L&K 159. Yellow-brown patina, light porosity, a few cleaning scratches. Near VF. Very rare bust type.

From the Conti Collection, purchased from Tom Cederlind.


Estimate: 75 USD