Coin of Nicaea with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 8.76 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.3020

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Salonina to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Saloninus and Gallienus, holding spears, in military dress, grasping right hands, stand at left. At right behind Gallienus, draped female figure (Salonina ).
Inscription in Greek.

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); 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