Coin of Perga with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 254–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 24.09 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.848

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina to right, wearing stephane.
Crescent behind.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Distyle temple containing image of Artemis between crescent on left and star on right. In pediment, eagle.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 66); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour