Coin of Nicaea with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 8.19 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.1250

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: At left Gallienus gives right hand to Saloninus, who stands facing him. Both are radiate and hold spears. At right, draped female figure (Salonina )
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 10, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.