Coin of Perga with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 13.26 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.240

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Salonina right, wearing stephane.
Crescent behind shoulders.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Distyle temple with cult statue of Artemis inside.
Star to left of statue, crescent to right, below each, flaming torch.
Inscriptions in Greek in pediment, along architrave, and around.

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 205); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour