Coin of Nicaea with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 8.03 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1317

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina wearing stephane right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Gallienus in center extends hand to Saloninus at left, both radiate and holding spears.
At right, draped female figure (Salonina ).
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour