Coin of Perga with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–267


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 17.06 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.250

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Salonina to right, with crescent.
At right: I
Inscription in Greek
Reverse: Galley with two standards, six rowers, and helmsman.
Above: A
Inscription in Greek.

(note that the obverse inscription should end in A before the break and read N, not A after the break)

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 270); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour