Coin of Perga with busts of Salonina and Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 39 mm. Weight: 26.52 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.48

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Salonina at left facing radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus at right.
Inscriptions in Greek around, between figures, and below.
Reverse: Zeus seated left, holding sceptre in left hand, prize crown in right.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.
Reverse doublestruck.

Provenance

By 1963: with Gerhard Hirsch, Promenadeplatz 10, Munich, Germany (Gerhard Hirsch auction 37, December 10-11, 1963, lot 620); purchased by MFA from Gerhard Hirsch, February 12, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour