Coin of Perga with busts of Salonina and Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 22.20 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.273

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Salonina at left facing radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus.
Inscriptions in Greek around, between, and below the busts.
Reverse: Zeus seated on throne to left, scepter in left hand, prize crown in right.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.
Slightly doublestruck.

Provenance

By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 11, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour