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Coin of Perga with bust of Salonina

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Obverse: Bust of Salonina right, wearing stephane, crescent behind shoulders. Inscriptions in Greek. Reverse: Three-legged chest with folding doors on which are three prize urns. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 203); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Perga, Pamphylia


Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 18.19 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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