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Coin of Perga with bust of Salonina

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Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina to right, wearing stephane. Crescent behind shoulders. In front: I Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Artemis (radiate?) stands front and looks to right, holding torch in right hand, bow in left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

1910: purchased by Arthur M. Woodward at Elmali; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 254–258

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 17.49 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.2939

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins