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Coin of Perga with bust of Salonina

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Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina to right, wearing stephane. In front: I Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Elpis, in long chiton and peplos, standing left, holds skirt in left hand, flower in right. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 69); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 14.33 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.851

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins