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Coin of Carallia with bust of Salonina

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Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina, wearing stephane, to right. Inscriptions in Greek at right, around, and on counterstamp. Reverse: Tyche seated on rock left holding ears of corn (?) in right hand, resting left on seat. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, February 10, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 254–268

Mint

Carallia, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 20.13 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.205

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins