Coin of Perga with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 254–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.10 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.849

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina wearing stephane to right.
Crescent behind.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and around.
Reverse: Triple Hekate, each wearing kalathos and long chiton. Figure in center holds snake in each hand. Outer figures hold uncertain objects.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 67); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour