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Coin of Perga with busts of Salonina and Gallienus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina at left facing radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus at right. Inscriptions in Greek around, between figures, and below. Reverse: Zeus seated left, holding sceptre in left hand, prize crown in right. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. ...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Gerhard Hirsch, Promenadeplatz 10, Munich, Germany (Gerhard Hirsch auction 37, December 10-11, 1963, lot 620); purchased by MFA from Gerhard Hirsch, February 12, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 39 mm. Weight: 26.52 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.48

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins