Coin of Side with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 15.56 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.241

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Salonina right, wearing stephane.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Athena standing facing, looking right, wearing helmet and long chiton, spear in raised right hand, thunderbolt in lowered left, shield at her feet. In field at left, pomegranate.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 206); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour