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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. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Distyle temple containing image of Artemis between crescent on left and star on right. In pediment, eagle. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 66); 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: 34 mm. Weight: 24.09 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.848

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins