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Coin of Heraclea Pontica with bust of Saloninus

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Saloninus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Prize crown with two palm branches on table. Shelf below table has two rows of dots (apples?). Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 259–260

Mint

Heraclea Pontica, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.13 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.1205

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins