Medallion with bust of Salonina, struck under Valerian I and Gallienus

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 256


Mint: Rome

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 074.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 23.79 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

37.26

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Medallions

Obverse: Bust of Salonina, right, draped, diademed.
CORNELIASALONINAAVG
Reverse: Three Monetae standing left, each holding a cornucopia and a pair of scales.
At their feet three piles of metal.
AE QVITASPVB LICA

Provenance

By 1936: with Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; sold by Spink & Son Ltd., December 2, 1936 to a U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA, January 14, 1937

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)