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ID:     VP149
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     BITHYNIA
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Valerian I
Date Ruled:     A.D. 253-260
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE35
Date Struck:     AD 253-260
Diameter:     35.1 mm
Weight:     19.31 g
Obverse Legend:     AYT K OYAΛЄPIANOCΓAΛΛIHNOC ·OYAΛЄPIANOC CЄBBB
Obverse Description:     Laureate and draped bust of Valerian I right vis-À-vis laureate and draped bust of Gallienus left, between them, laureate and draped bust of Valerian II right
Reverse Legend:     MЄΓICTΩN APICTΩN NIKAIЄΩN
Reverse Description:     Three agonistic crowns, each containing two palms, set on ornate table top
Primary Reference:     cf. SNG Cop 537
Reference2:     cf. Rec Gen 822-4 bis
Reference3:     cf. SNG VA 721
Reference4:     cf. SNG Hunterian 1140, cf. Weiser, Nikaia 262,
Photograph Credit:     Marcy
Source:     http://mk.shahrazad.net/gallienus/
Notes:     Unique provincial AE medallion. All references listed are for AE Tetrassaria.