Coin of Heraclea Pontica with bust of Saloninus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 259–260


Mint: Bithynia, Heraclea Pontica

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.13 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.1205

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Saloninus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Prize crown with two palm branches on table.
Shelf below table has two rows of dots (apples?).
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour