Coin of Saitta with bust of Salonina, struck under Iul. Fesinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Saitta

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 9.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2920

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina wearing stephane to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tetrastyle temple with central arch.
Statue of Aphrodite, head to right, within the temple.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

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, probably lot 155, partial); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour