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Coin of Saitta with bust of Salonina, struck under Iul. Fesinus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina wearing stephane to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tetrastyle temple with central arch. Statue of Aphrodite, head to right, within. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962, probably lot 155, partial); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Saitta, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 9.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2920

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins