Coin of Magydus with busts of Salonina and Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Magydus

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 13.31 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.307

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Salonina at left facing laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus.
Inscriptions in Greek around, below, and between busts.
Reverse: Demeter to right with two inverted torches.
At left, cista from which serpent emerges.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field at left.

Provenance

By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; June 1, 1966: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour