Coin of Perga with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 18.68 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1156

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina to right, wearing stephane.
Crescent behind shoulders.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and around.
Reverse: Harpocrates standing, head left, holding corucopia in left hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour