Coin of Tabae with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 254–268


Mint: Asia: Caria, Tabae

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 6.52 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.3032

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Salonina to right, crescent behind.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and around.
Reverse: Poseidon stands to right, left foot on prow, left hand on trident.
At left, dolphin.
Inscription in Greek.

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); 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