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Coin of Heraclea Pontica with bust of Salonina

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Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Salonina to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Poseidon to right, trident in right hand, dolphin on left, left foot on prow. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Heraclea Pontica, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 6.13 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.324

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins