Coin of Pergamum with bust of Saloninus
Mint: Asia: Mysia, Pergamum
Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 16.00 gm. Die Axis: 5
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Saloninus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Two youthful figures holding rhyta between them. Both have drapery over left arm. Between them, animal to right.
Inscriptions in Greek around, in field, and in exergue.
By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour