Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Salonina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 263–264


Mint: Egypt, Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.56 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

88.236

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Salonina, to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Homonoia seated left, raising right hand and holding double cornucopiae in left.
In field at left: inscription for year 11.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation