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Coin of Nicaea with bust of Salonina

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Obverse: draped bust of Salonina right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: At left Gallienus gives right hand to Saloninus, who stands facing him. Both are radiate and hold spears. At right, draped female figure (Salonina ?) Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 10, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 253–268

Mint

Nicaea, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 8.19 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.1250

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins