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Coin of Perga with bust of Salonina

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Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Salonina to right, with crescent. At right: I Inscription in Greek Reverse: Galley with two standards, six rowers, and helmsman. Above: A Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions and please note that the obverse inscription should end in...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 270); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 253–267

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 17.06 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.250

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins