Coin of Perga with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 254–258


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 17.49 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.2939

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 in front and around.
Reverse: Artemis (radiate?) stands front and looks to right,
holding torch in right hand, bow in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

1910: purchased by Arthur M. Woodward at Elmali; 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