Coin of Perga with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 15.90 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

66.308

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Salonina to right.
Crescent behind.
Inscriptions in Greek around and at right.
Reverse: Mars stands right between two standards, each topped by an eagle. He holds spear in right hand, shield in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 1, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour