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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: Distyle temple with cult statue of Artemis inside. Star to left of statue, crescent to right, below each, flaming torch. Inscriptions in Greek in pediment, along architrave, and...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 205); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 13.26 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.240

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins