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Coin of Perga with busts of Salonina and Gallienus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina wearing stephane facing radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus at right. Between: I. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. Reverse: Prize crown containing palms, on table. Inscriptions in Greek on crown, on table, below table, and around.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 72); 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: 35.5 mm. Weight: 21.94 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.853

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins