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Medallion with bust of Salonina, struck under Valerian I and Gallienus

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Obverse: Bust of Salonina, right, draped, diademed. CORNELIASALONINAAVG Reverse: Three Monetae standing left, each holding a cornucopia and a pair of scales. At their feet three piles of metal. AE QVITASPVB LICA

Provenance

By 1936: with Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; sold by Spink & Son Ltd., December 2, 1936 to a U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA, January 14, 1937

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 256

Mint

Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 074.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 23.79 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

37.26

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions