EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Valerian I ( The elder ) AD 253-260.Billon Tetradrachm Struck AD 253/54.

Ancient Coins - EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Valerian I ( The elder ) AD 253-260.Billon Tetradrachm Struck AD 253/54.
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EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Valerian I ( The elder ) AD 253-260.Billon Tetradrachm Struck AD 253/54. ( 10.23g, 22mm, 12h)
AK ΠΛ IOV AΛΕΡΙΑΝΟC EVEVC, laurate, beardless bust right of Valerianus.
Reverse.bust of Zeus right,  regnal year across field L - A( = year 1= AD 253/54 )
Ref:SNG Cop.-, Milne 3864
Good very fine.

Rare first year of issue.

Valerian, captured by the Persians was used as a foot stool for mounting his horse by king Shapur; after his death his skin was stuff with straw and placed on display in a temple.
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