Coin of Perga with bust of Saloninus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 258–260


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 15.20 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.842

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, bust of Saloninus to right.
Below, eagle with wings spread.
Inscriptions in Greek in front and around.
Revedrse: Three-legged chest with folding doors ornamented with dots.
On it three purses.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 58); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour