Coin of Perga with busts of Salonina and Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 254–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 21.94 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.853

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina wearing stephane facing radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus at right.
Between: I.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
Reverse: Prize crown containing palms, on table.
Inscriptions in Greek on crown, on table, below table, and around.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 72); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour