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Coin of Valerian and Sol

This coin was deposited in the upper level of the throne in the cult niche of the Mitreo della Planta Pedis.
 
 
The New Mithraeum
8 Nov 2022
 
Valerian coin. Not the actual piece found in Mitreo delle piante piedi

Valerian coin. Not the actual piece found in Mitreo delle piante piedi
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Coin of Valerianus with on the obverse the image of Sol in radiate crown. The coin was deposited in the upper level of the throne in the cult niche. It proves a reconstruction of the niche between 252-254 A.D.
Valerian, AR Antoninianus, 22mm, 3.14 gr, 257-258 AD, Cologne.

VALERIANVS PF AVG, radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
ORIENS AVGG, Sol, radiate, naked apart from chlamys flying
out behind, walking left, holding whip and raising right hand.

Goebl 868; RIC 12 var. RSC 143a; Elmer 11.

Contributed by Dr.
 
 

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