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Coin of Perga with busts of Salonina and Gallienus

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Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Salonina at left facing radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus. Inscriptions in Greek around and between busts. Reverse: Zeus seated on throne to left, scepter in left hand, prize crown in right. Doublestruck slightly. Inscription in Greek around and in...

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Provenance

By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 11, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 22.20 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.273

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins