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Coin of Sillyum with busts of Salonina and Gallienus

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Obverse: At left, draped bust of Salonina wearing stephane facing laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus at right. Between, Greek letter. Inscriptions in Greek around and below. Reverse: Draped bust of Mên, in Phrygian cap, to right. Crescent behind shoulders. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 87); 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. 253–267

Mint

Sillyum, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 19.04 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.864

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins